Tradition, Truth and Total Baubles Starting with Jesus' birth, this book takes us through centuries of commemoration, celebration and over-consumption. Along the way we'll find out why we eat turkey, how an obscure Turkish saint turned into a man flying a sleigh, and why that tree in your house should really contain an apple and a snake.Combining in-depth historical research, cheerfully irreverent humour and cutting-edge guesswork, Nick Page explores what this festival really means,
£5.99 If pictures tell a story they can equally inspire prayer, as Nick Fawcett shows in this delightful collection of gift books. They will not only warm your heart but nurture your spirit.
King of Hearts tells the gripping story of Jake Graystone, a struggling teacher, husband, and father, who looks for easy money playing poker. When his wife Sally exposes his secret addiction on Christmas Eve, he walks out and heads north for Casino City, leaving his family for a dark world of gambling, prostitution and murder. How will the cards fall for Jake in this brutal, urban wasteland? And, as the stakes get higher and higher, will this modern Desperado ever come to his senses?
Describes how the Messy Nativity project started in Liverpool in 2010 Step-by-step guide to how other churches can run their own Messy Nativity Includes templates, timelines, photos and the script of the Nativity Story
Journey to the Manger explores the New Testament's various accounts of the birth of Jesus: their origins in Old Testament prophecies, the genealogies, the angelic announcements, the journeys and arrivals, and the aftermath of Jesus' birth for the powerful and the poor alike. Although many biblical scholars have puzzled over historical details in the accounts, Paula Gooder argues that doing this risks missing the point.
Jesus, Born over two thousand years ago, his life continues to shape and shake the world today. "The Story of Christmas"includes the foretelling of his coming to earth by prophetic Scriptures in the Old Testament; the biographical account of his birth as told by Matthew, Luke, and John; the promise of his return declared by Jesus in the Gospels and by John in Revelation; and the power of Christ in us as recorded in the Epistles of the New Testament.
Christmas is a great time to give a non-Christian friend or church visitor a short book getting to the heart of what it's truly all about. This is perfect for giving out at church events, or with a present. Music is everywhere at Christmas chart-toppers, carols, children's tunes... Alistair Begg takes us to four songs that were sung by people at the very first Christmas (and his favourite carol).
Words of promise, hope and celebrationGod’s Little Book of Christmas brings the childlike spirit of the season back into your heart, amid all the busyness.
J John Did you know that Bethlehem is the Hebrew for ‘house of bread’, or that card is from the Greek khartes meaning Papyrus leaf? These and many more intriguing facts about Christmas are contained in this compendium, an ideal gift or stocking-filler for Christmas. “I set out to unravel the mysteries and myths of our Christmas traditions and found myself amused, appalled, astonished and fascinated. I hope you will be too.” J.John
£3.99 A Collection of Christmas Poetry ... especially for you! Experience the beauty of the Christmas season with ‘A Collection of Christmas Poetry’, blending the inspiring verse of Helen Steiner Rice with beloved selections of Scripture. You'll find the spirit of Christmas renewed within your heart as you’re drawn closer to the Heavenly Father, who loved us so much he gave the greatest gift - the true reason for the season.
What's so important about Christmas? Why should people still be celebrating the birth of a baby born 2,000 years ago? Why are so many people excited about Jesus? Why do we need him? Why did he come? Why did he die?
Using the Blob style of illustration popularised in the Blob Tree publications, The Visual Christmas Story opens up the Bible for readers and non-readers alike, of all ages and abilities, and is suitable for use at home, church or school. The Bible text appears opposite verse-by-verse illustrations that encourage emotional and intuitive engagement with the narrative. Includes the Old Testament prophecies of the coming of Jesus.
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