172: What is Advent and Why Do We Celebrate It?

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We are starting to enter the season where the preparations for Christmas are being made. If you attend certain churches, you may be starting what is called Advent? Why do some churches do advent? Where did it come from? What does it actually mean? In this week’s episode of Real Talk Christian Podcast, Marc Hyde and Chris Fuller come together to discuss the meaning, history, and reason for advent. So warm yourself up with a nice hot cup, and join in for the conversation.

//Resources Used In This Episode//

What is Advent? Meaning of the Christmas Tradition (christianity.com)
Advent | Description, Meaning, History, & Symbols | Britannica
The History of Advent (thegospelcoalition.org)
Advent – Catholic Apostolate Center
The Importance of Advent – Lifeway Women
Advent, the time leading up to Christmas – WhyChristmas.com
Why is Advent Important? – Focus on the Family


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