Forerunners and messengers advance the advent of our God. While John the baptizer’s voice in the wilderness may be the principal focus of the day, Malachi’s prophecy could as easily herald the coming Lord Jesus as forerunner of the Lord of hosts. Finally all the baptized are called to participate in the sharing of the gospel. In so doing we prepare the way for the coming of the Lord and assist all flesh in capturing a vision of the “salvation of God.”


Stir up our hearts, Lord God, to prepare the way of your only Son. By his coming give to all the people of the world knowledge of your salvation; through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.


Malachi 3:1-4
Luke 1:68-79
Philippians 1:3-11
Luke 3:1-6

This Weeks Readings

December 9, 2018 - Second Sunday of Advent
MondayIsaiah 40:1-11
Romans 8:22-25
Psalm 126
TuesdayIsaiah 19:18-25
2 Pete 1:2-15
Psalm 126
WednesdayIsaiah 35:3-7
Luke 7:18-30
Psalm 126
ThursdayAmos 6:1-8
2 Corinthians 8:1-15
Luke 12:2-6
FridayAmos 8:4-12
2 Corinthians 9:1-15
Luke 12:2-6
SaturdayAmos 9:8-15
Luke 1:57-66
Luke 12:2-6
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