Paul Tripp does a good job showing that Jesus was born because of how sinful and helpless to change mankind is. You must first understand the horrible news of mankind’s condition before you will rejoice at Christ’s coming and the good news of the redemption he accomplished. The discussion questions “for parents and children” at the end of each entry were a great idea. I loved the December 23 entry that was a collection of Christmas carol lyrics. We sang them in worship to the Lord!
The book felt repetitive by the end. Sometimes Tripp’s writing felt overdone, like he could have made his point with less words.