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New Hope Publishers Pursuing the Christ: Prayers for Christmastime

With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season come multiple distractions-distractions that keep readers from focusing on Christ. Beloved prayer author and speaker Jennifer Kennedy Dean, in this revised edition of Pursuing the Christ, helps readers see the distractions of Christmas in a new way. Pursuing the Christ is a 31-day devotional and prayer guide based on themes of Advent, such as hope, peace, and joy. This guide, with its beautiful and poetic divider pages and east-to-use format, leads readers through the weeks of advent, providing familiar Christmas verses and some possibly not-so familiar Messianic passages from the prophets and Psalms.
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Review 1 for Pursuing the Christ: Prayers for Christmastime
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Wonderful way to prepare for a REAL Christmas!

Date:January 27, 2012
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Jeannie Donaldson
Location:Statesboro, GA
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Unfortunately, I got mine a little late this year, even so, I LOVE this little book, and have bought several to give away to family and friends. I set my alarm 15 minutes early to spend some quality time feeding on the morning messages each day, and truly looked forward to what would be said to my heart. It was the first thing I read before my evening prayers. There is so much food for thought and challenges to see the truth about the Christ of Christmas. Some were beautifully written reminders, but MANY of the entries were things I had never thought about before. It "lived" on my nightstand until New Year's Day when I reluctantly put it away for next year.
If you want a deeper understanding of, and appreciation for Christmas, and Jesus, you will do yourself a favor to purchase one for yourself, and all your loved ones. It is a jewel!
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Review 2 for Pursuing the Christ: Prayers for Christmastime
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Date:January 16, 2012
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Marlene
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Great gift to give Dec. 1st, to prepare hearts for Christmas.
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Review 3 for Pursuing the Christ: Prayers for Christmastime
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Date:January 7, 2012
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This was a great devotional book to give to my Moms In Touch prayer group. I appreciated the insights the author had on the Advent season.
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Review 4 for Pursuing the Christ: Prayers for Christmastime
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Pursue the Christ this Christmas!

Date:January 5, 2012
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oasiswendy
Location:Ainsworth, NE
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This book helped me maintain my focus on Christ during Christmas this year. I am so grateful for Jennifer Kennedy Dean's unique perspectives and challenging devotions. I am buying copies for all the important women in my life so that next year we can read it together throughout the season. It was a great way to celebrate this Holy and Joyful season!
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Review 5 for Pursuing the Christ: Prayers for Christmastime
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Expect Blessings

Date:December 26, 2011
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Nancy
Location:Dillsburg, Pennsylvania
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This devotional book was given to me as a gift early in December. I can honestly say it blessed me every day. I looked forward to my mornings with it. The author's writings gave depth to my understanding of and experiencing worship this advent season. I consider it one of the best gifts I received this year. It exceeded my expectations.
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Review 6 for Pursuing the Christ: Prayers for Christmastime
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So rich!

Date:December 2, 2011
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Barb
Location:Raleigh, NC
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I just can't say enough about this little advent devotional! I read it last year and could not wait to give it to all of the people on my Christmas list this year! To say that God has gifted Jennifer Kennedy Dean with an ability to see way beyond what lies on the surface is an understatement! Only her gift to relate what she "sees" can equal that gift! I honestly feel that each reading of Jennifer's book gave me at least one new revelation of Jesus and usually way more or expanded what I already knew, and the more I learn of Him, the more I appreciate Him and the more I love Him. I believe it is impossible to truly know Christ (even to the tiny extent that we are able to know Him) without loving Him, and I believe that Jennifer opens our eyes to see His glory beyond what we would likely see otherwise. The readings are short, but each one speaks volumes ... so perfect at Christmas, when our time is so limited! This one is a jewel! I expect that it will become a classic. I intend to read it every Christmas myself!
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