For Catholics, Advent season is their time for hope and waiting. For Catholics, Advent season befall on four Sundays before the Christmas Day that will also end on the eve of Christmas which will serve as the time to prepare for the coming of their savius, the child Jesus that they believe to arrive on Christmas Day. Advent is actually a latin word for coming according to the origins of the word.
A long, long time ago, as in centuries ago, Christians like Catholics, uses Advent Wreath which will serve as a reminder of their belief that their savior is coming and the time has come for them to prepare. When the Advent season will come, you will be able to observe that you and those people around you will be able to make this celebration and the birth of Jesus more meaningful with the help of Advent devotionals, the Bible, and having to light the candles and knowing what each candle denotes.
The Advent Wreath is believed to symbolize a cycle and at the center of it is a White candle that represents Jesus Christ. For Christian dominated countries, each candle in the Advent Wreath represents the different virtues of Christ such as love, peace, joy and hope. Other churches in the world who are also Advent Devotionals, believed that the four candles that surrounds the Advent Wreath, each represent the four of the most important people according to their beliefs and these candles is believed to represent the Angels, the Shepherds, Mary and Joseph. There are still some worship leaders that believed that the four candles represents more on the waiting of the birth of the savior Jesus Christ rather than the four most important people and that this strengthen the meaning of the waiting for the arrival of the Jesus Christ.
Advent Devotionals help us learn more on the deeper and real meaning of the Advent Season and why it is being celebrated by Christians and what it can contribute to you as a person as one of the firm believers of the coming of the savior Jesus Christ. Advent Devotionals is a guide that will help make you understand about the numerous questions that run in your mind such as why these particular color has been chosen and what it truly represent and meant in every sunday. For most of the Advent believers, the candles are usually either blue or violet colors in three pieces, one pink and one white that is placed at the center of the wreath which represents as Jesus Christ the center of it all.