By Charles R. Swindoll
The realm replaced perpetually one Bethlehem evening. Best-selling writer Charles R. Swindoll invitations us to chill and revel in his own and fascinating retelling of the 1st Christmas tale. Combining either regal secret and humble human adventure, the booklet specializes in 4 significant characters: Gabriel, Mary, Joseph, and Immanuel. A Bethlehem Christmas presents biblical perception with the center and heat of a proficient storyteller to deliver what occurred on the nativity to life and renew the pleased desire of Christmas.
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A Bethlehem Christmas: Celebrating the Joyful Season by Charles R. Swindoll