Why Christ Came: 31 Meditations on the Incarnation
by Joel R. Beeke and William Boekestein
(I received this book for review purposes.)
Genre- Christian / Nonfiction
Published by- Reformation Heritage Books
Number of pages- 160
Age Group- Adult
Description of book- paperback (ISBN: 978-1-60178-268-7, $12.00)
Do you think of Christ only as a child or do you think of him also as a grown man? This book focuses on 31 different things that the Lord came to do for us.
Some of the subjects discussed are:
- “To Serve”
- “To Bring Peace”
- To Bind of Broken Hearts”
- “To Reign as King”
About the authors-
Joel R. Beeke is currently the pastor of the Heritage Netherlands Reformed Congregation in Michigan. He is also the president and professor of systematic theology and homiletics at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary.
William Boekestein is currently a pastor of Covenant Reformed Church in Pennsylvania.
My thoughts- Whenever I am feeling down, I know now that I can turn to Why Christ Came: 31 Meditations on the Incarnation, by Joel R. Beeke and William Boekestein. This book shared 31 meditations on what Christ came to do. I know that he came for me, but this book can give me the specifics about why He came, like to serve, bring peace, and bring judgment.
The preface of this book discusses how we, as a society think about the Christ of the Christmas story. There is of course more to Christ and that is what this book is all about. This book discusses 31 different reasons why Christ was on this earth for us, not just the Christmas story.
This is definitely a book that is for all Christians, but I would certainly recommend it for new Christians. They can get 31 concrete reasons on what Christ has done for us. Please find a copy today.
Disclosure of Material Connection- I received Why Christ Came: 31 Meditations on the Incarnation, by Joel R. Beeke and William Boekestein, for free through Cross Focused Reviews. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255. All links were current when posted.