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Indescribable: 100 Devotions for Kids About God and Science

4.66  ·  Rating details ·  297 ratings  ·  39 reviews
Discover the Wonders of the Universe with the Creator

Its impossible to out-imagine God. He orchestrates time, creates light, and speaks things into existencefrom the largest stars to the smallest starfish. God is a powerful, purposeful, personal, unparalleled Creator.

Psalm 19:1 says, The heavens tell the glory of God. And the skies announce what his hands have made.

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Hardcover, 208 pages
Published October 10th 2017 by Thomas Nelson
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Sarah Monzon
Mar 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Love, love, love this daily devotion al for kids.
Zoe Schoppa
Indescribable: 100 Devotions about God & Science is a wonderful homeschool resource.  It is not so much a devotional as it is a book that shares some interesting tidbits of science and then relates how God's indescribable imagination, creativity, and scripture relate to the science.  This book is the very first thing that my kids ask for as we begin a school day.  They look forward to it.  They are excited about it!

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Each lesson begins with a scripture verse.  Giglio seems to
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Vera Godley
Oct 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
What a grand opportunity to lead your child to discover the indescribable wonders of the universe made by our wonderful Creator. And this new devotional book for kids will enable families together to embark on this wonderful journey of discovery.

Every day's devotional is packed with wonderful scientific information and a brief scriptural reference that ties it together. The doors for discussion will swing wide open when families use this book for family devotions

But it is not only a book that
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Laura
Sep 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
INDESCRIBABLE: 100 DEVOTIONS ABOUT GOD & SCIENCE is seriously the coolest devotional I've seen yet for kids. I am a parent and I love it.

I discovered Louie Giglio several years back when I watched a DVD with the same title: INDESCRIBABLE. And I never forgot it. In fact, I bought it for our own personal library. Mr. Giglio loves God and loves science and he is a pastor of a church and wow. Any way, when I was offered the chance to review this book, yes, I jumped.

As mentioned above, the
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Melissa Vickers
Feb 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Can't wait for my kids to be older so we can read this together. Very creative and beautifully done!
Ammie
Feb 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A wonderful daily devotional.
Kaitlin Garrison
Nov 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely adore this book! Im an adult and Ive gleaned so much information from this sweet little
Book! Each day contains an awesome fact about science or nature and ties it in with the awesomeness and creativity of God. I HIGHLY recommend this book for kids AND adults!!
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Amy Bradsher
Nov 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing

Indescribable is a new devotional for kids written by Louie Giglio, and I'm in love with it!  This is an excellent resource for kids.  Indescribable has 100 devotions focused on showcasing the amazing creativity of Creation from a scientific standpoint.  It features cool science facts, photography, and super colorful drawings.  Each devotion has scripture, a story, application, and neat stuff about science.

One of the things I love about this book is the way that Giglio points out the awesome
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Holly
Sep 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Its impossible to out-imagine God. He orchestrates time, creates light, and speaks things into existencefrom the largest stars to the smallest starfish. God is a powerful, purposeful, personal, unparalleled Creator. Psalm 19:1 says, The heavens tell the glory of God. And the skies announce what his hands have made. Indescribable displays the majesty of creation with scientific findings, photography, and original illustrations. These 100 devotions encourage awe at Gods creativity with an in-depth ...more
Syncopated Mama
Nov 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Syncopated by: lisahealy@outlook.com
What better way for children to discover the wonders of the universe than with The Creator!

This book is perfect for all those little minds full of curious thoughts about STEM-themed topics. What I love most about this book is how it's bursting with scientific findings, photography and original illustrations about all sorts of topics related to science.

Children are always fascinated with learning more about these things, so engagement with this devotional should be really high.

The introduction
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Natasha
This is an excellent science-based devotional for school-aged children. I read it aloud to my young children during lunch over the course of several months. I didn't see until later that the recommended age is 6-10 (my oldest daughter was 6 as we finished this book). I would say that some of the topics were over my younger children's head. Some of the chapters about the universe, light years, black holes and HUGE numbers ending with countless zeros were even hard for me to fathom. It felt like ...more
Matt Walker
Aug 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: christianity
This is an incredible book - it's certainly a fantastic devotional for any kid who love science or has a natural curiosity, but I (well into my 20s) sat down to read it because I'm both a fan of science/apologetics/that sort of this and Louie Giglio. Although the audience is certainly much younger than I am, it was a great little reminder of how incredible God's creative work is, and how fine-tuned the entire universe is for us to know him through. I would have adored this book as a kid of about ...more
Lindsay Derek
Mar 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020-read-alouds
This was an excellent family devotional book! We read it every school day before starting school. Eventually, we abandoned our science curriculum because this was so full of science. We would often look up more information about what we learned. The kids always looked forward to it!

I recommend it for families with elementary students as its a little too advanced for toddlers. I do believe older students would still enjoy it as I always did as an adult!

I only have one small complaint I would have
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Tirzah
Jan 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: devotional
I am glad I discovered this book. It is an appropriate, kid-friendly devotional that does a great job tying in Scripture with science. I originally read it to see if it was something my space loving nephew could learn from and I ended up learning and re-learning some stuff as an adult! I highly recommend to all parents to give to their young children. It is a wonderful resource and alternative to a lot of the secular science books out there. I already read a few pages to my nephew and plan on ...more
Challice Neipp
Jan 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I wasnt sure how this book was going to end up. I heard amazing things about it but usually devotions based on science tend to be too heavy or too childish. Finally! One that not only worked for multiple ages but I was fascinated as well as spiritually challenged by the simplicity of language, awe-mazing facts about God's creation, and challenged to grow in wisdom and admonition of the Lord.

This worked well for beginning science curriculum for those that homeschool (or want to do more). We
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Jason Muckley
Indescribable: 100 Devotions about God and Science by Louie Giglio is my new favorite devotional to read to my kids.

Giglio brings out the most amazing facts and scientific discoveries in our world that point back to Creator God and God's Word, the Bible. It teaches kids that God created science and that he uses it to say something about His character.

My kids love learning about the unique ideas presented and always ask to read one before bed every night. As a parent, the devotional engages my
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Chelsea
Apr 09, 2019 rated it really liked it
Its difficult to write a book review for something that has messages & teachings from the God of the Universe in it...because, well, Hes God. The author of all of our stories.

I benefited greatly from this book because it allowed me to start most days slowly, spending time with Him. Thankful for the time to create that habit through this read. 4/5 stars only because some of the wording and images felt slightly juvenile for me.
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Brooke
Sep 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I actually waited up until midnight on the site for this one! Louie Giglio always has a different perspective of God with nature and its also how I see God best. I knew I needed this one! 100 adorable devotions for kids filled with a lesson, a verse and cool facts that help it sink in and see how incredible God really is. Talk about someone who has some serious creativity, you see first hand how God thought everything through when he created not only me and you but the entire universe! ...more
Kaleena
This devotional is awesome! A definite family favorite for us. Combining the science of God's amazing and magnificent creation with the truth of God's character is a win-win on all levels. We learned, we were challenged, and were down right astonished at all that God is and has the power to do. The illustrations and photographs are beautiful too. Would highly recommend this devotional to everyone!
Jenny Rose
Oct 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
Science and the Bible are not at odds. With Indescribable, Louie Giglio gives kids 100 examples of the amazing science around us and how God is involved.

I took one star off because occasionally Giglio uses a verse out of context. Overall, I highly recommend this devotional especially for the science hungry kids and those families wanted a creation science approach.

I bought this book and this is my honest and unbiased review.
Kirk
Mar 20, 2020 rated it really liked it
My kids really enjoyed having this read to them at night. The artwork is pleasant and not cheesy or too crazy. Some of it went over the four-year-old's head, but they still enjoyed the cool science facts. Some of the scriptural lessons and analysis was a bit repetitive at times, but that was ok. I have not doubt we will make our way through it again in a year or two.
Cassandra
Sep 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I received a complimentary copy.


Review- I think this book would be great for religious homeschool families that have younger children. While any age can learn with this faith as well as science based book, this is geared for younger readers. With easy to read and learn font as well as illustrations this book will catch your readers interest.
Ann Singer-Clark
Mar 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book is a must have for all children. It has fascinating daily tidbits of information about science and incorporates these facts into devotions with Biblical verses. The author does a great job illustrating how powerful our God is while still acknowledging the science behind creation. Any well educated Christian will love this book!
Kelly
Nov 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: own
Everyday has:
Scripture
A big about science and how that related to God and his love, creativity, scripture.
A Prayer
A Blurb called be amazed which is usually a science fact.

We enjoyed this read. Most days we took something away but the science facts were a little above my 3 year olds mind but we will probably end up coming back to this read in a couple years.
Kathryn Egly
Feb 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I cant speak highly enough about this book!!!! Perfect if you have kids or grandkids ages 5-15!

Every page had some fascinating insight into nature, then how that Parallels our Christian faith.

I absolutely loved reading this with my kids. Absolutely brilliant book! Just bought the second edition.
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Amina Levy
Sep 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
My children and I read one of these devotionals per week throughout the school year in correlation with their Classical Conversations memory work. It gives life to the science facts they are memorizing and really reflects how the God's handiwork is in all of His creation. I couldn't recommend this book more.
Tina at Mommynificent
Jan 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is an absolutely fabulous devotional, thoroughly enjoyed by my 9-year old, my 6-year old, my 4-year old, and me. We loved it so much that we started it over right away when we finished it. I love how it teaches a little bit of science each day and then shares a devotional insight. Even though it's intended for children, I found myself encouraged and challenged by many of the devotionals.
Ashley
Jan 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-aloud, 30s, 2020
My girls and I really, truly enjoyed reading this devotional together. The bits of science really help them understand the details God has woven throughout his world and the devotions help draw them closer to him again and again. My oldest daughter is excited to read through this again on her own.
Shannon
Feb 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Great devotional for young kids. Love how he connects God into learning fun science facts. Science part was interesting enough for my kids to want to research those topics further. 100 days of devotions. Fun pictures but not too distracting.
Whitney
Feb 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Our family read this devotional over the past few months and truly enjoyed it. Science concepts about geography, animals, geology, and more reveal the glory of God in simple, digestible devotional thoughts. Highly recommend!
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