The Spiritual Journey Of Advent Worship

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Advent is a corporate spiritual journey that calls for expectant waiting and readiness for the coming of Christ. When the church travels this journey and treats it as a discipline of life and prayer, the joy of Christmas is immeasurably intensified.

What we do during Advent finds its meaning in the Pasch, the death and resurrection of Christ. Christ was born to die and to be raised to new life for the sake of the world's redemption. Therefore Advent is never celebrated as a season to itself,...


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