A second purple candle is lit on the second Sunday of Advent torepresent the hope of Christ coming to the world. Hope has twomeanings in the bible: First, tiqvah, depicts the sense of eageranticipation or waiting. The second, elpis, is used when explaining a sense of confident expectation based on certainty. Biblical hopeis secured by God’s faithfulness to His promises. Join ourBrothers this week as they continue to pray in a special way each week while lighting the candles of the Advent wreath.