"There are only two places where the powerful and great in this world lose their courage, tremble in the depths of their souls, and become truly afraid. These are the manger and the cross of Jesus Christ."
"No priest, no theologian stood at the cradle of Bethlehem. And yet, all Christian theology finds its beginnings in the miracle of miracles, that God became human."
These stirring words are among forty devotions that guide and inspire readers as they move thematically through the weeks of Advent and Christmas, from waiting and mystery to redemption, incarnation, and joy. Supplemented by an informative introduction, short excerpts from Bonhoeffer's letters, and passages from his Christmas sermons, these daily devotions are timeless and moving reminders of the true gift of Christmas.
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While this recording of God in the Manger is well done and the content is very good, I think I would recommend the printed book more highly. I don't find that devotionals work very well in audio format since most listeners will not focus the same way as readers and because they will not listen to one reading and then meditate on it, but will instead simply listen to the next reading and the next. ... Read more
This audiobook is perfect for the Advent/Christmas/Epiphany season. The narrator has a nice reading voice that is easy to listen to. The brief devotionals are just right for starting the day and giving something to think about as we prepare for the holidays.
God Is In The Manger- This FREE audiobook is loaded with scriptural truth and reflections on the Advent Season. It was written by Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Much of it was written while he was being held in a Nazi prison prior to his execution. The depth of Bonhoeffer's understanding of the condition of the human heart and our need for the good news of Jesus Christ is unparalleled. Heart preperation f... Read more