Advent Candles

Advent Candles

Carpe Diem Seven Days Before Christmas 2018 (2) Candles

Advent candles typical are placed in an evergreen wreath.  There are three purple candles and one pink one.  Some add a pure white candle to the center to represent the savior.

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Prophecy Candle
Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel. (Isaiah 7:14, NIV)

Bethlehem Candle
“This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.” (Luke 2:12, NIV)

Shepherds Candle (pink)
And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. (Luke 2:8–11, NIV)

Angels Candle
Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.” (Luke 2:13–14, NIV)

Christ Candle
Come now, let us settle the matter,” says the Lord. “Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool.” (Isaiah 1:18, NIV)

green circle of eternity
four candles representing
the light of the world

green circle pf eternity
prophecy candle lit first
for coming of Christ

four candles representing
hope, love, peace and joy
we prepare our hearts

the light of the world
in the darkness Christmas eve
the Christ candle beams

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