Advent - a. The coming of the birth of Christ; b. The period of four Sundays before Christmas
- according to Webster's II New Riverside University Dictionary
He (John the Baptist) proclaimed, "The one who is more powerful than I is coming after me; I am not worthy to stoop down and untie the thong of his sandals. I have baptized you with water; but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit."
- Mark 1: 7,8
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