Why Bring Home 'The Greatest Gift' this Christmas?
" Ann Voskamp on Christmas is Monet on sunsets -- made for each other."
~Max Lucado, pastor, best-selling author
" The Greatest Gift isn't simply words on a page; it's a song your heart already loves: a song about Jesus from the beginning to end...a glorious way to celebrate the season!"
~Liz Curtis Higgs, speaker, best-selling author
" No one unveils Jesus like Ann Voskamp. Journeying through The Greatest Gifts will fill you with wonder, awe and gratitude. Emmanual, God with us."
~Christine Caine, founder of the A21 Campaign, speaker, author.
" Leave it to Ann Voskamp to powerfully and poetically call our hearts to respond to the real meaning of Christmas. Her pen crafts a beautiful masterpiece that slows us down only long enough to lift us up to see Him more clearly. Thank you, Ann. You've done it again."
~Priscilla Shirer, speaker and best-selling author
" Breathtaking. Stunning. The Greatest Gift --- a gift for life."
~Patsy Clairmont, speaker and best-selling author
From the Back Cover
WHAT DO YOU WANT FOR CHRISTMAS?
"I don't want a Christmas you can buy.
I don't want a Christmas you can make.
What I want is a Christmas you can hold.
A Christmas that holds me,
remakes me, revives me.
I want a Christmas that whispers, Jesus."
Hundreds of thousands of readers have already fallen in love with Ann Voskamp's One Thousand Gifts
, and this Christmas, Ann invites readers into the rich and meaningful celebration of Christmas we all long for --- a celebration of the complete love story that's been coming for you since the very beginning.
In what is certain to become an instant holiday classic, Voskamp reaches back into the pages of the Old Testament to explore the lineage of Jesus -- the greatest gift --- through the majestic advent tradition of "The Jesse Tree," each day featuring its own exquisite ornament highlighting the Biblical story (free download of each of the 25 ornaments available from Voskamp's website, annvoskamp.com ).
Beginning with Jesse, the father of David, The Greatest Gift
retraces the epic pageantry of mankind, from Adam to the Messiah, with each day's profound reading pointing to the coming promise of Christ, so that come Christmas morning you find that the season hasn't blurred past you but your heart's fully unwrapped the greatest gift you've always yearned for.
Sure to become a holiday staple in every Christian home, The Greatest Gift,
a New York Times bestseller, is the perfect gift for the holidays and a timeless invitation into the richness of the true meaning of Christmas.