Jesus—the Light of the World—didn’t just come to illuminate the darkness in our world, but also to shine light into the sin and darkness within our own hearts. We remember that what is exposed in the light is not counted against those in Christ, but is met with mercy and healing.
Most people associate the story of the Magi with Advent and Christmas, but it’s actually a key narrative in the season of Epiphany, shedding light on how Jesus’ coming furthered God’s plan for a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic kingdom.
Although Jesus is in charge of everything and everything is under His rule, we see throughout the New Testament that nothing is beneath Him. Epiphany reminds us that in the manifestation of Christ as the Son of God, He lived in unexpected ways—He came as the Servant King.
The Advent season presents a lot of opportunities for you to talk to your kids about the coming of Christ and His promised return. Here are a few practical ways to take advantage of those moments this year.
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