The First Days of Jesus: The Story of the IncarnationBy: Andreas J. Kostenberger, Alexander Stewart
A compelling guide to the New Testament infancy narratives from two accomplished biblical scholars, Andreas Kostenberger and Alexander Stewart. In this thought-provoking prequel to The Final Days of Jesus, Kostenberger and Stewart highlight Old Testament promises and important connections to Christ's later life and ministry. The birth of Jesus stands as a pivotal moment in the history of the world, marking a dramatic turning point in God's plan to redeem creation from sin and death. Much to the world's surprise, redemption had arrived... in the form of a lowly baby. Aimed at stirring your affections for Jesus, The First Days of Jesus is a meditative book will lead you on a step-by-step journey through the Gospels' birth narratives, clearing away common misconceptions, making messianic connections, and setting the stage for Jesus's later life and ministry. Includes a quick-reference glossary, an insert of color illustrations, and an Advent reading plan that makes it useful as an Advent devotional.