Advent Resources 2007: Living in Joyful Anticipation

30 11 2007

by Christine Sine

Annunciation

Annunciation, He Qi

“For most Western Christians, Advent, which begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas, is the beginning of the church calendar. We begin our year not in frantic activity and busy work, but in quiet reflection and expectancy. This is the season when we anticipate the birth of the one who brings life and meaning to all we are and do. We do not just remember his coming to us as a baby, we also anticipate his coming as a Savior to any who will receive him, and await in breathless expectation his coming again at the end of time, when his kingdom will be revealed in all its fullness and God will restore creation and make all things new.”


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