Advent is a season of anticipation and hope

Churches following the lectionary (a group of Scripture lessons determined by the Christian calendar) may take note of the¬†odd fact that the scriptures¬†in Advent focus not on the birth narratives of Jesus but on his second coming, what Jeremiah calls the coming “day of the Lord” (Jeremiah 33:14). This Sunday’s epistle lesson (the second SundayContinue reading “Advent is a season of anticipation and hope”