Scripture reading for Advent will reflect this emphasis on the Second Advent,. . Candles symbolize the light of God coming into the world through the birth of His
First Sunday Of Advent. (Read Scripture). Scripture: Isaiah 9:2, 4-6. Is. 9:2The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of
The custom of lighting candles each week of Advent is familiar to many. people. Each week's reading for Advent and Christmas Eve contain scripture. Baptist. Reader 2: There are valleys, the way is rough, the road is often crooked.
The green branches speak of new life, and the candles proclaim the light that. John the Baptist invited people to dream with him about the coming of God's .
If we want parishioners to â€œliveâ€ in the Kingdom, it makes sense to acquaint them with the Christian calendar. Advent candle lighting and public reading of Advent .
Lighting Up Advent: Three sets of Scripture readings. As we light the candle, we begin our journey to Christmas, a day of joy and celebration.. . The words remind us of the answer Jesus gave when John the Baptist asked him if he was the .
The word Advent comes from the Latin word that means coming or arrival.. Consider taking turns lighting the candles and reading the verses each week.