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Advent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'the coming of promise"
Advent comes is a time of preparation for the celebration of the birth of our lord and Savior"
The Wreath symbolizes eternity and the all-encompassing love of God for the world.
The candle serve as areminder of the true Light of the World,
4 piece candle has a specific significance, and sequence in which to be it:
The first candle, called the prophecy candle ( using the candle base with the Nativityscene) , takes us back to many old Testament verses about the coming Christ, and the hope we haveHim. and the anticipation of the coming Christ-child
The second candle,called the Bethlehem candle ( using the candle base with the wisemen ), refers to where the Messiah was tobe born, and the peace thatHe would bring
The third candle, the pink candle, lit on the Sunday closest to Christmas, is called the Shepherd 'candle( using the candle bas with the shepherd) it symbolizes the shepherds who came to see the newborn Savior
The fourth candle, called the Angels candle9using the candle base with angels ), is a symbol of God's love and aoffering presence in our lives. and also The Lord's return and second coming