Thursday, December 3, 2015
Advent as an Anglican: the things for which I am grateful
I believe that Advent is a fruitful season for any Christian.
But I've been thinking in particular this year of how I am grateful for it as an Anglican.
Anglicanism is (among other things) a product of the Reformation. And so our focus during Advent is, as it is in other seasons, on the Scripture.
And how do we find those Scriptures? Through our lectionary. Through our daily readings. The collects are suffused with them. The hymns? You can't get away from the prophets and the gospel and the epistles when you sing the hymns.
I am glad to be in a season that reminds me always of the Lord's goodness. That reminds me how He once came, and made us new, and how He will come again and make all things new.
Thanks be to God.
Peace of Christ to you,
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