Child in the Manger ( PDF ) ↠ Sinclair B. Ferguson

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The Pocket Wife eEach year during the advent season I like to read a book or two about the real meaning of Christmas This is one of the best I ve read so far Delightful read through the very foundations of Christmas Ferguson s uniuexpository skill through the Old Testament and the New Testament to connect the dots that lead us to the Seed of the woman the King of the universe revealing himself through numerous paradoxes The Color of Our Sky eg the King of the universe born in a stabletc is remarkable and very helpful through numerous paradoxes g the King of the universe born in a stable tc is remarkable and very helpful setting the mind in the right place not just in Advent season but throughout the year He helpfully reminds the reader of how Obsession essential it is to talk not only about the Virgin Birth but primarily and most importantly of the Virgin Conce Great devotional on Christmas story Encouraging meditations andxpositions on the birth and incarnation of Jesus I loved how centered he is on the texts I wish the book would have been organized differently and finished a section of scripture like Matthew or Luke instead of jumping around Otherwise this is a sweet book Sinclair Ferguson is one of our day s best Reformed theologians I have read many of his books and heard him speak best Reformed theologians I have read many of his books and heard him speak times at the Ligonier National Conference He has been a pastor and seminary professor in numerous churches and seminaries throughout the world and is also a Ligonier Teaching Fellow. What is Christmas For many it is a time for holidays parties Ligonier Teaching Fellow. What is Christmas For many it is a time for holidays parties gatherings gifts meals together music and special vents For others it can mean unwanted pressure an increased sense of loneliness family suabbles and crowded shops For those living in the Northern Hemisphere Christmas takes place at the onset of winter with its cold weather and short days There are incidents of depression at Christmas time than at. I cannot tell you how much I njoyed and was blessed by this bookDr Ferguson writes that this book sets out to xplore the uestion of the real meaning of Christmas He tells us that when we find the answer we realize that it isn t only for the Christmas season He states that at the center of history stands the person of Jesus Christ He does so because he is at the center of God s story Christ who of Jesus Christ He does so because he is at the center of God s story Christ who the creator of all things has ntered his own creation in order to become our Savior That is what gives Christmas meaning It is what gives history and our lives meaning tooHe writes that the heart of the Christmas message is a baby bound in swaddling bands and lying in Wonderful little book My new favorite Christmas book Sinclair Ferguson is an amazing writer The writings of Sinclair Ferguson are grounded solidly in God s Word He has a way to make one think about the topic at hand through the filter of God s Word With a combination of hymns history and digging into the text of God s Word Ferguson brings out the true meaning of ChristmasThere were uite a few thoughts re the Biblical Christmas story that I had never considered before brought to light through this book I also loved that he nded the book with a plea to the reader to turn to Jesus Christ for salvationI highly recommend this book for any Christian to read or to give away as Any other time of the year It is the best of times for some but the worst of times for others to borrow a phrase from Charles DickensThe birth of Jesus divided history into two major pochs Until the dawn of our hyper sensitive age The Mephisto Threat (Paul Tallis even the way we datedvents underscored this From time immemorial very day very week very month very year has been described as Just Cause either 'BC' 'Before Christ' or 'AD' Anno Domini 'in th.