Item description for God In The Manger (Bible For Life) by John F. MacArthur...
Overview A pastor and teacher unravels the intricacies of the event that changed the face of human history: the birth of Christ. As he examines every angel of Christ's birth, the superiority and preeminence of Christ can shine through and speak volumes about creation, redemption, and divine destiny.
Rediscover the saving truth hidden in Bethlehem's manger.
Because of the warm fuzzy ambiance and economic impact of Christmas, Dr. John MacArthur is convinced that we are missing the enormous impact of the reality behind the season. In his usual easy-to-read style, he takes us beyond the tinsel and the seasonal hype to offer us an encounter with the miracle and mystery of the birth of Christ.
He leads us line by line through the familiar Christmas scriptures.
He exposes common misconceptions about Jesus' birth.
He helps us to see Mary's baby through the eyes of those who saw Him first.
He refutes attempts to dismiss the biblical account of the virgin birth as just another myth.
"We dare not trivialize or sentimentalize the persons and events surrounding the birth of Christ," Dr. MacArthur warns. "An authentic celebration of Christmas recognizes that the eternal, sovereign God came to earth as a human being to live a righteous life among His people and then to die as a perfect sacrifice to deliver from the wrath of God all who repent and belive."
Let God inject new life and meaning into your celebration of the coming of Christ as you use this simple volume to review what the Bible says about his birth.
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Studio: Thomas Nelson
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.34" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.49" Weight: 0.56 lbs.
Release Date Oct 8, 2001
Publisher Thomas Nelson
Series Bible For Life
ISBN 0849955572 ISBN13 9780849955570
Availability 0 units.
More About John F. MacArthur
JOHN MACARTHUR is the pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California; president of The Master s College and Seminary; and featured teacher for the Grace to You media ministry. Weekly telecasts and daily radio broadcasts of "Grace to You" are seen and heard by millions worldwide. John has also written several bestselling books, including The MacArthur Study Bible, The Gospel According to Jesus, The New Testament Commentary series, Twelve Ordinary Men, and The Truth War. He and his wife, Patricia, have four married children and fifteen grandchildren."
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Reviews - What do customers think about God In The Manger?
A quick, but thorough study of Christ's birth. Nov 21, 2007
This book is part of the "Bible for Life" series of study books. It is an easy, fast read.
It is a good read for anyone interested in studying the birth of Christ. It provides details about the significance and meaning of the events surrounding the birth. From the announcement straight through to the actual birth and those that were there and those that missed the birth. Drawing from Hebrews Chapter 1, the book finishes with a view of the birth from God's perspective.
Each chapter has its own set of questions at the end of the book to reinforce the material presented. This would be a great book for someone interested in a Christmas study.