For many years I’ve used the tradition of the advent calendar to help focus myself during the Christmas holiday. Instead of the traditional treats used in most advent calendars, I insert small papers with scripture versus that tell the birth story of Christ.
Unfortunately, the advent calendar I’ve used for years was ruined in our storage. I decided to make a new one using the supplies I had on hand: inexpensive cotton batting, metallic ribbon, clipart and an old antique frame. My new advent calendar below:
We started our advent calendar yesterday. This is what we read:
“He will be called the Son of the Most High God, and His Kingdom will have no end. And you shall name Him Jesus.” Luke 1:31-33 (paraphrased)
I was struck by the powerful words, “and His Kingdom will have no end . . .”