Christmas and Advent are also about Christ’s coming in Word and Sacrament today, and about living in eager, joyful anticipation of His second coming.
“Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord.”
My parents have lived in the same house since they got married in 1984. I have my passport number memorized. But where it counts, I am their spitting image.