Advent

A Reflection for Advent

Photo showing sunbeams breaking through cloud over a rugged coastline
Photo showing sunbeams breaking through cloud over a rugged coastline

December hosts the season of Advent that encourages an expectation that Jesus is due to return. Paul’s 1st letter to Corinth closes with the Aramaic word ‘Maranatha’ meaning, ‘Come Lord’, and the book of Revelation closes the New Testament with the cry, ‘He who gives this message says “Yes, I am coming soon”.’