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C Is for Christmas: The History, Personalities, and Meaning of Christ’s Birth

, 2012
ISBN: 9781441256324


Throughout the centuries, so many traditions have woven themselves into the celebration of Christmas that it can be difficult to understand just what the season of Christ’s birth is all about.

In C Is for Christmas, David and Warren Wiersbe cut through the fancy wrapping paper and pretty bows to give the background of the events surrounding Jesus’ birth. They also explain the reasons for our various Christmas symbols and beliefs. From angels and Bethlehem to yuletide and Zechariah, the authors shed light on a wide variety of Christmas-related topics.

If you feel like something has been missing from your celebration of Christmas, the information in this unique collection is sure to deepen your appreciation for this beautiful season.

Resource Experts
  • Examines the advent season
  • Contains depth, wisdom, and spiritual insight that can be added to the Christmas season
  • Explores the historical and doctrinal foundations of Christmas
  • Advent
  • Angels
  • Anna
  • Baby
  • Bethlehem
  • Caesar
  • Christmas
  • David
  • Dreams
  • Egypt
  • Elijah
  • Elizabeth
  • Epiphany
  • Faith
  • “Fear Not”
  • Firstborn
  • Genealogy
  • Gifts
  • Glory
  • God
  • Grace
  • Greetings
  • Herod the Great
  • Holy Spirit
  • Hope
  • Immanuel
  • Incarnation
  • Inn
  • Innocents
  • Jesus
  • John the Baptist
  • Joseph
  • Joy
  • King
  • Life
  • Light
  • Love
  • Manger
  • Mary
  • Messiah
  • Nazarene
  • Opportunity
  • Overshadow
  • And many more . . .

Top Highlights

“The choice is to submit to Him now, voluntarily, or refuse and be forced to acknowledge His lordship when He comes to reign.” (Page 16)

“In a spiritual sense, for Christ’s followers, it is always the season of Advent because we constantly expect Him to return. At His incarnation, the eternal Lord entered time. Now we wait for time to end to enter eternity with our Lord.” (Page 19)

“In the original Greek text of the New Testament, the words joy and rejoice occur 132 times, which tells us that the gospel is a joyful message and living the Christian life should be a joyful experience.” (Pages 116–117)

“Sin is humanity’s biggest problem, and Jesus came to solve that problem. ‘You know that He appeared in order to take away sins; and in Him there is no sin’ (1 John 3:5 NASB).” (Page 14)

“The word advent means ‘coming’ and refers to Jesus Christ’s coming to earth as an infant and to His promised return to earth known as the ‘second coming.’” (Page 11)

  • Title: C Is for Christmas: The History, Personalities, and Meaning of Christ's Birth: An A to Z Guide
  • Authors: David Wiersbe, Warren W. Wiersbe
  • Publisher: Baker
  • Print Publication Date: 2012
  • Logos Release Date: 2013
  • Pages: 208
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Jesus Christ › Nativity--Dictionaries; Christmas › Dictionaries
  • ISBNs: 9781441256324, 9780801014895, 1441256326, 0801014891
  • Resource Type: Encyclopedia
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-10-27T17:58:19Z

The Logos edition of C Is for Christmas: The History, Personalities, and Meaning of Christ’s Birth equips you for better study of the events and people surrounding the Christmas story with cutting-edge functionality and features. Whether you are performing Bible word studies, preparing a sermon, or researching and writing a paper, Logos Bible Software gives you the tools you need to use your digital library effectively and efficiently by searching for verses, finding Scripture references and citations instantly. Additionally, important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, commentaries, theology texts, and other resources in your library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. With most Logos resources, you can take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Warren W. Wiersbe, the “pastor’s pastor,” is a noted scholar and theologian. He is the author or editor of more than 160 books; he is most-known for his popular “Be” Series. Wiersbe has served as a director of The Literature Division for Youth for Christ International; speaker on the Songs in the Night radio program; professor of practical theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; chairman of the board of the Slavic Gospel Association; writer in residence at Cornerstone University; and distinguished professor of preaching at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. Today his primary ministry is serving others through writing.

David W. Wiersbe has been a pastor for over 30 years and is currently serving his fourth church. He is author of Gone But Not Lost and The Dynamics of Pastoral Care, as well as co-author of four books with his father.


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