Archive for December 22nd, 2013

A Christmas Message for All – by Derrick Lawrence


A Christmas Message for All

Derrick Lawrence

Derrick Lawrence

Hello Everyone!

Grace and peace to all of you,

Today is the last Sunday of Advent. Christians, and even non-Christians in some cases, are now lookingforward to Christmas day, with the same spirit of expectancy, andof hope; peace, joy and love, that characterize the season of Advent.

As you are no doubt aware, the term “Advent” came from the Latin term “Adventus” and means “coming” or “arrival”. This season, which marks the four Sundays leading up to Christmas, as it appears on the Christian Liturgical calendar, is therefore intended to provide time and space for Christians to prepare, not only for the commemoration of the birth of  Jesus the Christ, but also to  reflect and prepare for His glorious return.   Continue reading