Advent not only prepares us for the birth of Jesus Christ (his first advent), it also prepares us for his return (his second advent).
Both of these themes are present in the readings for this Sunday.
Here are 12 things to know and share . . .
1) What does the first reading this Sunday say?
The first reading is Isaiah 2:1-5 (you can read it here).
This reading contains a prophecy that, one day in Isaiah’s future, the mountain where the house of the Lord is shall become the highest mountain in the world.
When that happens, all the nations will stream to it, and they will say to each other,
Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob;...READ MORE