Christmas - The Rest of the Story (Hardcover)
There's More to This Story
Than You've Been Told
Is there more about the story of Christmas you wish you understood or that you have specific questions about? In this storybook of biblical truth and history, Rick Renner takes you on the magical journey of Christ's coming to earth as a baby -- and the purpose of His coming -- in a way you've probably never heard it before.
Featuring full-color, original illustrations by artist Lev Kaplan of Stuttgart, Germany, Christmas -- the Rest of the Story tells the spellbinding story of God's plan to redeem mankind -- from the angel's pronouncement to the virgin Mary, and her espousal and marriage to Joseph all the way to the angels' glorious heralding of the Savior's birth and His young, "ordinary" life marked by God Almighty's extraordinary plan.
Some of the topics covered include:
- Why God chose Mary.
- Why angels viewed God in the flesh with such wonderment.
- Who were the "shepherds keeping watch" and the Magi?
- What was the value of the Magi's famous gifts?
- A baby-dedication ceremony of all ceremonies
- Why King Herod was so troubled by this historical birth?
- The humility of the Creator's death.
- How to prepare for Jesus' next coming.
This book is sure to be a favorite family book in your home, perhaps for generations to come Jesus' birth, life, sacrificial death, and glorious resurrection is truly the greatest story on earth -- but it has never been more uniquely told than in these pages written by Rick Renner.