Y'all know that I don't like talking about all things Christmas too early. I've been waiting to share this book with you until it was at least November, but I'm super excited that I finally can without too much pre-holiday guilt.
Here's what I like about this particular Advent devotional from Chris Tiegreen. It's a really intense, soul searching, Emmanuel, God with us type of devotional. It's not full of fluff, it's about getting your heart right. The devotional dates begin in November so you can actually start with the first Sunday of Advent throughout various years. Each daily devotional in December includes a scripture reading, a brief devotional, a prayer, a reflection question, further scripture reading, and a quote from a carol.
The devotionals go all the way through the end of December. Honestly, it can be used at any time of year, but most of us are willing to ponder the coming of the newborn king during Advent and it is a time of preparation so it's very well suited for the liturgical season.
I would highly recommend this devotional for any individual or couple that are looking to deepen the spiritual aspects of their Advent season. Just be prepared to be changed.
A copy of this book was shared with me by Tyndale Publishing House for the purpose of review. I'm never required to give a positive review but always thankful when I can.