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These six inductive Bible studies focus on the birth of ChristóGodís promises fulfilled and Godís love revealed.
Getting the Most Out of Advent of the Savior
This section introduces the topic, explains the structure followed in each study and offers tips for those approaching the study on their own as well as those participating in a group.
To Us A Child Is Born: Isaiahís Prophecy
Christmas is heralded as a time of joy, friendship and celebration. But it can also remind you of losses, family discord or economic stress. How will you approach Christmas this year?
Waiting and Hoping: Zechariah and the Angel
Have you experienced something that you canít account for apart from Godís action? What can an extraordinary personal experience like that of Zechariah and Elizabeth teach you about God?
Luke 1:1-25; 57-80
Nothing Is Impossible: Mary and the Angel
Sometimes one event or decision can change the direction of your entire life. Thatís how it was for Mary. What can you learn from Godís call to her and her response to God?
Divine Interruption: Joseph and the Angel
Someone elseís difficult circumstances sometimes demand more than expected from you. How do you normally respond to lifeís interruptions? God showed Joseph a different way.
Season of Wonder: Jesusí Birth
Youíve heard the story so many times. How can you approach the celebration of Jesusí birth with a fresh sense of wonder and thankfulness?
In Search of the King: The Magi Meet Jesus
Do you enjoy the anticipation of an event more than the event itself? Israel waited centuries for Godís anointed king to be bornóbut Jesus was not what they expected. It was a group of foreigners who recognized Israelís king. How do you experience Jesus?
Total number of pages - 56 pages
Cindy Bunch is a senior editor at InterVarsity Press. She is also the author of the LifeGuide Bible Studies Woman of God, Godís Word and Christian Virtues. She is the editor of Jesusí Final Week, which is designed for use during the season of Lent.
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