Advent Word 2022, Day 23 ‘Sign’ 記號

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‘When I worked at a library, I helped design and update the wayfinding signs around the building. That job taught me that a thoughtful sign is an act of welcome. The best signs point the way for longtime community members and new visitors alike. Signs can show you how to find what you need before you ask. They may even show you something you didn’t know you needed.

God’s signs are rarely so color-coded and clear. But if we pay attention, they still point us to a kingdom coming near—a kingdom where our needs are met in God’s abundant love.’ (Margaret Ellsworth)

‘Mind the Gap’: London Underground’s iconic sign, in use since 1968.

‘Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Emmanuel’. Isaiah 7:14

‘This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger’. Luke 2:12.

Emmanuel, ‘God with us’, the birth of the Christ child: God bridging the gap between us and Him.

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