Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Review: Unwrapping the Names of Jesus by:Asheritah Ciuciu

 Unwrapping the Names of Jesus: An Advent Devotional
About the Book:
Do you wish you could experience the awe you once felt as a child on Christmas morning? Now you can. Rediscover the beauty of the greatest gift of all by unwrapping His Names one at a time.
Unwrapping the Names of Jesus is an Advent devotional for women who want more from the season than holiday parties, hors d'oeuvres, and a new leather purse. You want a deeper walk with Jesus. You want to know Him and touch Him. You want to find rest in Him and talk with Him.
In this devotional, Asheritah Ciuciu provides brief but insightful devotionals and family activities that will help you
* Grow in your understanding and love for Jesus
* Create fun memories with your family
* Worship Jesus as you never did before
By unwrapping the many facets of Jesus' character, you will experience the Advent season in a fresh way and wake up on Christmas morning excited to herald His coming.

My Review:
 Christmas is suppose to be a joyous time with our Father. You add family to the mix and its not long before we get so caught up in the worldly view of Christmas that God gets put on the back burner. I loved the introduction to the book that the author wrote about her childhood and how Christmas was in her family. I love it when an author shares personal stories.

 She said that Advent is a time spent worshiping God. Not checking Him off your list or trying to do one more thing for Him but spending time in worship. The names of Jesus are many and the author unwraps them day by day and one by one until Christmas day. Challenging us each step of the way to give God the praise that He so deserves not just now but every day.

 Christmas to me is a really good time to slow down and embrace the quiet stillness that surrounds us. In that stillness we can meet God there and share our praises with Him. He has our hearts but He wants our daily lives and our dedication, too. This time of the year is a great time to explore this side of ourselves as well as that side of Jesus.

 This book is great as a gift, as well. The names of Jesus is a fantastic subject to explore and learn more about. I plan on giving my copy away for a Christmas gift along with some hot tea. A great gift sized book. A beautiful sentiment this holiday season.

**Disclosure** This book was sent to me free of charge for my honest review from the author. All opinions are my own.

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