Bible Diary for December 17th – 23rd

Bible Diary

December 17th

Third Sunday of Advent

1st Reading: Is 61:1-2a, 10-11
The spirit of the Lord Yahweh is upon me, because Yahweh has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up broken hearts, to proclaim liberty to the captives, freedom to those languishing in prison; to announce the year of Yahweh‘s favor and the day of vengeance of our God; to give comfort to all who grieve.

Weekly Devotion – December 11th

Weekly Devotions

Weekly Devotion - December 11thOur reflection from the Gospel this week is:

“Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight His paths.”

Bible Diary for December 10th – 16th

Bible Diary

December 10th

Second Sunday of Advent

1st Reading: Is 40:1-5, 9-11
Be comforted, my people, be strengthened, says your God.

Speak to the heart of Jerusalem, proclaim to her that her time of bondage is at an end, that her guilt has been paid for, that from the hand of Yahweh she has received double punishment for all her iniquity.

Weekly Devotion – December 4th

Weekly Devotions

Weekly Devotion - December 4thOn Sunday we began Advent, waiting for the arrival of Jesus in our lives. If we wait routinely, it is possible we will not recognize Him.

How can we be vigilant?

Bible Diary for December 3rd – 9th

Bible Diary

December 3rd

First Sunday of Advent

1st Reading: Is 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7
For you are our Father, whereas Abraham does not know us nor has Israel any knowledge of us. But you, O Yahweh, are our Father, from the beginning, you are our redeemer: this is your name.