Every year, the time of Advent – the time of waiting par excellence – allows us to prepare ourselves for the birth of Christ-Emmanuel, the Son of God made flesh in the womb of the Virgin Mary, the Saviour “announced by the prophets”. But what precisely do the Holy Scriptures tell us about this «messiah» of God who will restore justice and peace to Israel? What do they reveal to us about His mission? Here is the analysis of Father David Neuhaus.