The Characters of Christmas: Advent Resource

Advent begins December 3, 2017.

“Advent” derived from Latin word adventus, which is a translation of the Greek word Parousia, which means “coming.”

The idea of Advent celebrations is that the church is preparing to celebrate the “coming” of Jesus the Christ, as he was born as the incarnate Son of God.  Advent also looks forward to the “Second Coming of Jesus.”

The idea behind Advent is that Jesus is always coming to us in come fashion to reveal God’s saving grace.  So, the stance of the Church during Advent is Expectant Waiting It s time of spiritual preparation for the appearing of Christ

Reading Between The Lines has prepared a wonderful curriculum for your Advent spiritual preparations, titled:  The Characters of Christmas.  Your can learn more when you watch this brief video.

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