Our Advent Gospel today reminds us that i) one day Jesus will return in glory and that we are living in the ADVENT of that time 2. that Jesus wants us to go on living as if he was coming tomorrow - to be on RED ALERT. 3. Jesus wants us to be on our guard
TSJ/TSL 03-12 -17
Lew Slade records the scene in his sermon entitled : The Second Coming
"It is just before midnight on October 22 1844.
Come with me to a hillside just outside New York.
It’s a balmy evening and we are standing in an enormous crowd numbering upwards