In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Ghost.
As Advent draws to its close, with all four Advent wreath candles lit, we are reminded that we have one more week to prepare ourselves for Christmas. The four burning candles aren’t a reminder to finish shopping or baking or packing, but a reminder to continue to do what we have been doing all along: repent, remember why you need a Savior, and rejoice that God sent His Son from heaven to be born as a Man to go to the cross for you. No one helps us do this, especially in Advent, quite like John the Baptizer. John is always there to call us to repentance and to point us to the Christ, just as he did for the people of Israel in the days of Jesus.
Sermons from Mount Olive
Mount Olive follows the historic one-year lectionary (series of readings).