Advent is an opportunity. It’s an opportunity for reflection on our need for God’s redemption through Jesus – in our world but also in our personal lives. So while Advent prepares us to look back and celebrate Christ’s first coming (or advent) in the birth of Jesus, it is more about hoping, longing, and looking forward to his second coming to bring the Kingdom of God on earth.
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