11.30: O Come, O Come Emmanuel (God with Us) What is Advent?

It’s Advent! What exactly is Advent?

Advent is the anticipation of Christ’s coming,celebrated on December 25th. Advent is traditionally the countdown to Christmas in mostly Protestant denominations of the Christian church.

The Advent season begins on the 4th Sunday before Christmas.It usually lands on the Sunday after Thanksgiving. In many Protestant churches, traditional purple cloths adorn the altar and Christmas decorations go up including the Advent Wreath. Each Sunday before Christmas, a candle is lit in the Advent Wreath — each candle represents faith, hope, peace, joy and love is the Christ candle in the middle. There are many Advent traditions.

The word advent means:The coming or arrival, especially of something extremely important.It’s roots: Middle English, the Advent season, from Old French, from Latinadventus,arrival.


Keep reading in my blog where I have embedded 2 beautiful Christmas carols and there are links for you to dig deeper….

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Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.

Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly…

“Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I surrender my whole life to you and I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus’ name, Amen.”

Jesus is coming back soon! Are you ready?

Soli Deo Gloria — To God Alone Be the Glory!

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