Study: My Understanding of Religions
When Advent season arrives, it is the perfect time to hope and wait. If you have no idea about Advent season, it is actually the four Sundays before Christmas. The Advent is like a preparation for the birth of the savior, Jesus Christ; the event will end during the eve of Christmas. If you want to know more about the term they call Advent, now is your time to look it up. Advent is actually the Latin word for coming and that is why it represents the birth of Jesus Christ.
For hundreds of years, the Advent season was represented and is still represented by the symbol of the Advent wreath for inspiration. When people see the Advent wreath, it gives that hope about the coming of the savior, Jesus Christ. You have to know how to celebrate the Advent season in the best way. You have to understand that the Advent season will be a lot meaningful when you are reading your own Advent devotionals. Reading the applicable verses from the bible will also be a good choice when you light up the Advent candles, it helps you reflect more on the meaning of the birth of the savior, Jesus Christ.
You need to know that each candle places around the center candle will have various meanings. Each person is entitled to his or her own opinion or interpretation on those candles. A lot of people may think that the surrounding candles will have different interpretations but the center candle will have one and only meaning that applies to everyone and it means that the center candle is Jesus Christ. Love, hope, peace, and joy, these are the words that represents one of the four candles. When you try to visit other churches during Advent season, you will be amazed of what you will find. In other churches, the four candles may also mean to them as the four most important people during the birth of Jesus Christ, they refer to them as Mary and Joseph, the shepherds and the angels. There are also people who are still waiting for a sign to use as a guide to what these candles really mean to them. People are still waiting for their own meaning to put for their candles and that goes on and on with different interpretations. The only candle that has the same meaning from all the other churches will be the final one, the candle in the center which means Jesus Christ.
You need to understand that the meaning of each candle will be a lot easier to understand with the Advent devotionals. You need to understand that the Advent devotionals will help you understand the meaning of the Advent wreath and teach you to do meaningful things while waiting for the coming of the baby, Jesus Christ. You need to know that the first page of your Advent devotionals will be about the colors that you can see in the Advent candles. You will also understand the meaning of these candles a lot easier. The usual color of the candles of the Advent wreath will be one white in the middle and that has been a tradition for a long time. The center candle will be then surrounded with candles with the color blue, pink or purple.