Dec 3

The Girls’ Christmas Picks

2009 at 8:53 am   |   by Nicole Whitacre Filed under Resource Recommendations | Homemaking | Holidays

christmas presentThis Christmas, why not give the gift of “sitting and listening” to a mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, or friend? (Attention husbands who read girltalk but are too manly to admit it: if your wife has small children, we recommend this gift come with the promise of a few hours of alone time.)

Here’s our “Five Days of Sitting Out Christmas” gift list. Choose one from each category. Tie with a pretty ribbon. Slip in a babysitting coupon or a Starbucks card. Give the “one thing” they need the most this year.

On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…

FIVE GOOD BOOKS

1. “Preaching the Gospel to Yourself”

gospel primer

The Gospel Primer

by Milton Vincent

2. Commentaries

esther ruth

Esther and Ruth

by Iain Duguid

proverbs

Proverbs

by John Kitchen

philippians

Basics for Believers

by D.A. Carson

3. Prayer

lord's prayer

Praying the Lord’s Prayer

by JI Packer

valley of vision

The Valley of Vision

by Arthur Bennet

4. Short Daliy Readings

exalt you

I Exalt You O God

by Jerry Bridges

pierced word

Pierced by the Word

by John Piper

beside still waters

Beside Still Waters

by Charles Spurgeon

5. Bible Survey

message ot

The Message of the Old Testament

by Mark Dever

message nt

The Message of the New Testament

by Mark Dever

FOUR CD’s

1. Hope Rising by Fee

hope rising

2. Sons & Daughters by Sovereign Grace Music

sons and daughters

3. We Shall Not Be Shaken by Matt Redman

matt redman

4. Glorious by Paul Baloche

glorious

THREE JOURNALS

1. Magnet Black

black journal

2. Small Purple Flowers

purple journal

3. Vetro Stamped Brown

journal brown

TWO PRETTY PENS

1. Parker Pen

parker pen

2. Retro Pen

retro pen

AND ONE VERY LOVELY BIBLE

esv thinline

ESV Thinline Sky Blue