Unlike the shepherds, the wise men and all the people living before the first Advent and longing for the future coming of Christ, we know the date of Christmas and we can count the days. But, when will Christ return? What should we look out for?

Apostles in the early Church would have remembered Jesus Christ’s words in Matthew 24.42-44 ‘Keep awake then, for you do not know on what day your Lord will come’.


The Archbishop of York’s Advent Book ‘Wake up to Advent!’ is published by SPCK. ISBN: 9780281083541 £9.99.  

Source URL: https://www.archbishopofyork.org/priorities/discipleship/wake-advent/wake-advent-monday-2-december

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