Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Advent for Kids: December 6- The Messenger

Which candle are we lighting this week and what does it symbolize? Yes, the Prophesy candle symbolizing the hope for Jesus that the prophesies brought!

God had the prophets tell people another detail about the birth of Jesus. He explained how John the Baptist would prepare the way for Jesus. Let’s read those prophesies in the bible:

Listen! It’s the voice of someone shouting, “Clear the way through the wilderness for the Lord! Make a straight highway through the wasteland for our God!”           Isaiah 40:3

“Look! I am sending my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. Then the Lord you are seeking will suddenly come to his Temple. The messenger of the covenant, whom you look for so eagerly, is surely coming,” says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies.            Malachi 3:1

Do we ever prepare for someone’s arrival? What do we do?

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