Perhaps the Christmas story has become almost too familiar - virgin giving birth, a child lying in a manger, and shepherds greeted by angels. The Christmas story has become so familiar that the profound, even shocking, nature of the incarnation might be overlooked. But what if we had never heard the story before? What if we were hearing it for the first time, like the first-century Jews? These events certainly would not be taken for granted--they would signal something new: the dawning of the long-awaited Messiah.
The Advent of Christ by Edward Sri places you in that ancient Jewish world. Containing an entry for each day of Advent and continuing through the Christmas season, Also, The Advent of Christ by Edward Sri will help you to discover spiritual treasures in the Gospels and gain a new understanding of the coming of Christ. Finally, The Advent of Christ by Edward Sri is the perfect book for Advent.