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Music of Eternity

9780281085507 - Robyn Wrigley-Carr - SPCK - (rrp £10.99) £8.99

In Music of Eternity, the Archbishop of York’s Advent Book 2021, Robyn Wrigley-Carr shares a series of meditations exploring the nature God’s comings. Skilfully weaving together Underhill’s writings with the psalms and short prayers, she shows how, as Christians, we can embrace God’s coming and be transformed by them in order to better love others.

Full of rich warmth and encouragement, these Christian meditations will help you make the most of the Advent season and more able to connect with God at all times. Set out in four parts to take you through Advent and with questions for reflection, the Archbishop of York’s Advent book can be used as a study for individuals or small groups to prepare for Christmas.

 

The Art of Christmas

9780281086474 - Jane Williams - SPCK - (rrp £9.99) £7.99

A beautiful book for Advent 2021, these profoundly perceptive reflections on the different ways in which artists have imagined the Nativity will deepen and refresh your appreciation of the real meaning of Christmas, and the message of love, joy and peace that it speaks to all the world.

Illustrated in stunning full colour, with famous and lesser-known Western masterpieces, and presented in a small, easily portable format, The Art of Christmas is ideal Advent reading for all art lovers, but also makes a wonderful Christmas gift.

 

 

 

An Advent Book of Days

9781786222688 - Gregory Cameron - Canterbury - £9.99

An Advent Book of Days tells the stories of all the characters and creatures that make up the Christmas story, with daily prayers and reflections based on their experiences. Fully illustrated in colour, this rich seasonal companion combines the bible, history, art and legend to explore the story of the incarnation.

For each day of Advent, we meet a character caught up in the drama of the nativity, from the archangel Gabriel to the ox and ass in the stable. We discover what their portrayal in scripture reveals about them, how they have been understood in history, what folk legends have accrued around them, and what their stories offer for faith and devotion today.

 

The Whole Christmas Story

9780857469410 - Jo Swinney - BRF - £8.99

Advent is a time to remember and reflect on the Christmas story and the baby at its heart. But the virgin birth, the manger, the mysterious eastern visitors and their portentous gifts – all these hint at a much grander narrative. Come and explore the whole Christmas story, and find your place within it.

 Jo Swinney is a UK-based author, speaker and editor, with an MA in theology from Regent College, Vancouver.

 

 

Dawn of Redeeming Grace

9781784986384 - Sinclair Ferguson - Good Book Company - (rrp £7.99) £6.49

Join Sinclair Ferguson as he opens up the first two chapters of Matthew's Gospel in these daily devotions for Advent. Each day’s reflection is full of insight and application, and will help you to arrive at Christmas Day awed by God's redeeming grace and refreshed by the hope of God’s promised king.

Sinclair B. Ferguson is a Scottish pastor, author, conference speaker, Ligonier teaching fellow and Chancellor's Professor of Systematic Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary.

 

Finding Hope Under Bethlehem Skies

9781913896546 - Robin Ham - 10Publishing - (rrp £3.99) £2.99

Finding Hope Under Bethlehem Skies takes us on an Advent journey through 25 daily reflections. Each day has a short devotion, a suggested prayer and links to a response song. Come along to Bethlehem and discover the hope that shines brightly even on the darkest of nights.

 

 

 

Wake Up To Advent!

9780281083541 - John Sentamu - (rrp £9.99) £7.99

St Paul's words of encouragement to the Christians in Rome are the springboard for the Archbishop of York's Advent book for 2019. Basing his reflections on the readings and prayers in the Book of Common Prayer, Archbishop Sentamu offers fresh spiritual food for the Advent journey - pressed down, shaken together and running over.

 

 

Freedom Is Coming

9780281082919 - Nick Baines - SPCK - (rrp £9.99) £7.99

In Freedom is Coming Nick Baines invites you to think about what it meant for people in Isaiah's day to be living in exile, and how the prophet encouraged them to keep their faith alive despite the apparent hopelessness of their situation. At the same time, this book helps you to see the connections between Isaiah's time and ours, and how his vision of God's truth and justice spreading throughout the world can comfort, challenge and inspire God's people now, just as it did back then. Read this book and find out how you too can become a 'light to the nations' as, once again, we approach the celebration of Christ's birth and the new world that God has promised to bring into being.

 

At the Heart of Christmas (2021)

9781781402412 - Justin Welby, Stephen Cottrell - Church House - £0.80 (Also available in packs of 10 & 50)

At the Heart of Christmas is the Church of England's campaign for Advent and Christmas 2021.

Inspired by readings from the Gospels of Luke and John read at so many Christmas services, this booklet is an invitation to everyone to explore the good news of God's saving love as revealed in the birth of Jesus. It is also a challenge to each of us to ponder in our hearts, as Mary did, what the extraordinary events of the first Christmas might mean for us now and in the years ahead.

Starting on Christmas Eve and continuing daily until the Epiphany (6 January), twelve contributors share something that lies close to the heart of Christmas for them, bringing the theme to life through a mixture of personal story, Bible reading, reflection and questions to ponder.

 

Rejoice

9781783599363 - Chris Wright & John Stott - IVP - (rrp £7.99) £5.99

25 Bible meditations based on Scripture verses and teaching nuggets from John Stott, with commentary and prayers from Christopher Wright. Accessible and bite-sized, fresh and exciting, each meditation deepens our appreciation of the timeless spiritual truths of Advent and Christmas.

 

Cover To Cover: Journey To Christmas

9781782599951 - 24/7 Prayer - CWR - £5.99

Over the course of 30 days, ‘Journey to Christmas’ this Advent with people caught up in the drama of Jesus’ birth. Read the stories of Elizabeth and Zechariah, Mary and Joseph, and the Shepherds and Angels. P.R.A.Y. each day by Pausing and Reflecting on scripture, Asking for what we and others need and Yielding to God's will. Authors include Pete Greig, Phil Togwell, Carla Harding and Jill Webber

  

In The Bleak Midwinter

9781786221629 - Rachel Mann - Canterbury Press - £12.99

Framed by her most famous poems, `In the Bleak Midwinter' and `Love Came Down at Christmas', this daily devotional explores Advent and Christmas through the poetry of Christina Rossetti. As both a poet of the first order and a leading 19th century Anglo-Catholic, Rossetti's rich and wondrous faith provides an inspiring seasonal companion. For each day there is a poem with a reflection that draws on Rossetti's writings, such as her devotional journal and biblical commentary