It is a short easy reading book for Advent and pack with scripture and reminding us about Christ Thankful This is a very short and simple Advent book It s the size of a gift book with a scripture and a few questions for each day s reading Keeps adults engaged but is short enough to not bore the kiddos. Every Christmas, Christians All Over The World Celebrate The Advent Season, Recognizing The Love, Hope, Joy, And Peace That Is Found Only In Jesus Christ Through This Devotional, Scott James Brings To Light The Many Promises Of Christ From Birth To Ascension That Demonstrate His Love For Us During This Christmas Season These Daily Devotions, Which Are Designed For Both Family And Individual Use, Are Timeless And Moving Reminders Of The True Gift Of Christmas. This past Christmas season, my family decided to get deeper into the Christmas celebration by celebrating the Advent I did quite a bit of research about the candle lighting but I already knew about the Advent and what is was For those who may not be familiar, the Advent is the four weeks prior to Christmas that commemorates the coming of the King of kings into the world, Jesus the Christ It is tied to the Epiphany which is a commemoration of the three kings coming to give gifts to this King being the first Gentiles to which the King had revealed Himself which happens on January 6th There is a lot of rich heritage for Christians around that time of year but Protestants are by and large unaware of significance let alone actually celebrate it Our household wanted to break that cycle this year.In preparation for this, I bout a book by Scott James called The Expected One Anticipating All of Jesus in the Advent It was a small book and I thought it would be perfect for focusing on the coming of the Savior of the world To an extent, it is But there were a couple of things that I was not made aware of until after I started in on the book.The first is that the book is mainly for families with little children The format is that there is a Scripture for the day, a small summary on that Scripture, and then questions to answer related to the Scripture These questions are quite rudimentary and they h Scott James makes a wonderful Gospel presentation in The Expected One A twenty five day devotional leading up to Christmas Day Every day he uses a uniquely poignant scripture directing our attention to the future coming King There is a brief message about the scripture and then a Review Reflect segment This segment is well laid out Scott James in his new book, The Expected One published by BH Books gives us Anticipating All of Jesus in the AdventFrom the back cover Experience the redemptive story while preparing your heart for AdventEvery Christmas, Christians all over the world celebrate the Advent season, recognizing the love, hope, joy, and peace that is found only in Jesus Christ Through this devotional, Scott James brings to light the many promises of Christ from birth to ascension that demonstrate His love for us during this Christmas season These daily devotions, which are designed for both family and individual use, are timeless and moving reminders of the true gift of Christmas.Focusing on the whole story of redemption while celebrating the nativity story, The Expected One is a powerful resource for readers to prepare their hearts for Christmas throughout the Advent season During the weeks leading up to December 25th readers will enjoy devotionals that help them focus their minds and hearts around the gift of Christ s birth.Advent literally means Arrival Scott James doesn t just look at the bir A wonderful work that encourages our family to share a daily study together during advent Good questions for younger and older kids and adults. This is a quick little devotional that would be good with little kids and each day had one question for adults to ponder Each day could be done in less than 5 minutes. A thoughtful and thought inspiring advent journey. Great little Advent guide I really liked the Review Reflect questions after each devotional.