The One True Story: Daily Readings for Advent from Genesis to Jesus
“I confess to being a big fan of Tim Chester, which is why Im a big fan of his books. Theres an authenticity in what he writes because theres an authenticity about his life. He writes as someone who loves the Saviour, who wants you to love the Saviour too. If you read The One True Story with a humble heart, you most surely will.”See All
Executive Director, Acts 29
“The good news of Christmas did not beginor endwith the Christmas story. The One True Story explores how the narratives and themes of the Old Testament find fulfillment in the coming of Christ. Tim Chester peels away the layers of familiarity that hinder us from seeing the babe of Bethlehem in all his glory. Are you longing to focus on something other than all you need to do and buy before Christmas? This book will draw you into the gospel story and help set your heart on Christ during this Advent season.”See All
Betsy Childs Howard
Author, blogger and Gospel Coalition Editor
“The One True Story made me marvel once again at Gods amazing salvation plan. I thoroughly enjoyed journeying with Tim Chester to discover how Jesus is the fulfilment of the Old Testament, the hope of the world and the Lord of all! This is a book that will help you worship God and love Jesus more. Surely there is no better way to prepare for the wonder of Christmas than that?”See All
Pastor, author and Director of Living Leadership
“Every Christmas our hearts must be re-tuned to Gods glorious purpose for sending Jesus into this world. I heartily recommend Tim Chesters, The One True Story, to do just that. Read it and you will once again resonate with the God of the universe who loves you through Jesus.”See All
Director, Children's Division, Bible Study Fellowship
“Have you become a Christmas cynic like me, jaded by a commercialized holiday? Instead of saying 'bah humbug,' let Tim Chester take you past the trees and tinsel to the ancient biblical drama that led up to Jesus' birth. The One Trust Story connects the familiar Christmas story to God's mighty works in the past, as well as to our lives in the modern world with freshness and delight.”See All
Senior Pastor, Evangelical Community Church of Abu Dhabi
“Every year our advent candle builds expectation for Christmas, but it burns down to nothing. This wonderful book will create expectation and leave you feeling moved, joyful, thankful and awestruck. You will not be empty-handed or empty-hearted after spending a month with these devotions. Along the way, you will learn to see the riches of Christ in the Old Testament and feel a fresh impetus to see centrality of the story of Jesus in the pages of your Bible.”See All
Director of Ministry, The Proclamation Trust
Everyone loves the Christmas story. But the story of the baby in the manger is the culmination of a thousand other stories. It is the focus of the story of the Bible and the story of human history.
This book has 24 short meditative readings working through Bible stories from Genesis to Jesus. Each day includes ideas for reflection, prayer and application, designed to excite you about the gospel message in the run-up to Christmas Day.
As you prepare for Christmas, get a fresh insight into the full script of the nativity, the story of our world, and the plotline for the rest of your life...