The Bible and Culture Blog: The Sense of Christmas— Part Two

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I intimated in my last post that one of the real problems for Protestants in celebrating Advent and Christmas is: 1) that Advent is hardly celebrated at all, with too many Protestants only having a nodding acquaintance with the whole notion of the ‘Christian year’; and 2) too much is loaded into Christmas day itself, whereas we should be celebrating a season, not just a day. Indeed, if we want to talk about days, then we should be talking about two days— the day of his first coming, and the day when the King finally returns. My own spiritual forebears, the Wesleys knew this perfectly well, being good Anglicans. This is why Charles not only wrote ‘Hark the Herald Angels Sing’ but he also wrote for the first Sunday in Advent ‘Lo He Comes with Clouds Descending’. It’s a tale of two Advents. And to be sure, the window dressing…

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We sell real estate in the Tulsa Oklahoma area for Chinowth & Cohen Realtors. We have been selling real estate in Tulsa for about 6 years, however Jim has been in and around the Real Estate business since 1991. He is a former Broker Associate in Kansas, has earned his GRI designation, and has taken all educational requirements for appraising Real Estate. Jody has had many years experience in the Real Estate Mortgage field, and the two together have a well rounded knowledge of all aspects of the Real Estate business.
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