Scripture Sunday

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Blessed are all who fear the Lord,     who walk in obedience to him. You will eat the fruit of your labor;     blessings and prosperity will be yours. Your wife will be like a fruitful vine     within your house; your children will be like olive shoots     around your table. Yes, this will be the blessing     for the man who … Continued

Scripture Sunday

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But now, this is what the Lord says—     he who created you, Jacob,     he who formed you, Israel: “Do not fear, for I have redeemed you;     I have summoned you by name; you are mine. When you pass through the waters,     I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers,     they will not sweep over you. When you … Continued

Scripture Sunday

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After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” When King Herod heard this he was disturbed, and all Jerusalem with him. When … Continued

Scripture Sunday

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Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. Let the peace of … Continued

Third Sunday in Advent

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  Sing, O daughter of Zion! Shout, O Israel! Be glad and rejoice with all your heart, O daughter of Jerusalem! The Lord has taken away your judgments, He has cast out your enemy. The King of Israel, the Lord, is in your midst; You shall see disaster no more. In that day it shall be said to Jerusalem: “Do not fear; Zion, let not … Continued

Second Sunday in Advent

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  “Speak comfort to Jerusalem, and cry out to her, That her warfare is ended, That her iniquity is pardoned; For she has received from the Lord’s hand Double for all her sins.” The voice of one crying in the wilderness: “Prepare the way of the Lord; Make straight in the desert A highway for our God. Every valley … Continued

O Come, O Come Emmanuel – First Sunday in Advent

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“Behold, the days are coming, says the Lord, when I will fulfil the promise I made to the house of Israel and the house of Judah. In those days and at that time I will cause a righteous Branch to spring forth for David; and he shall execute justice and righteousness in the land. In those days Judah … Continued

How Beautiful on the Mountains…

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  How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, “Your God reigns!” Isaiah 52:7-9

Scripture Sunday

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The Lord reigns, he is robed in majesty;     the Lord is robed in majesty and armed with strength;     indeed, the world is established, firm and secure. Your throne was established long ago;     you are from all eternity. The seas have lifted up, Lord,     the seas have lifted up their voice;     the seas have lifted up their pounding waves. Mightier than the thunder of the great … Continued

Scripture Sunday

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But when Christ had offered for all time a single sacrifice for sins, he sat down at the right hand of God, then to wait until his enemies should be made a stool for his feet. For by a single offering he has perfected for all time those who are sanctified. And the Holy Spirit also bears witness to … Continued

Scripture Sunday

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        Praise the Lord, my soul. I will praise the Lord all my life;     I will sing praise to my God as long as I live. Do not put your trust in princes,     in human beings, who cannot save. When their spirit departs, they return to the ground;     on that very day their plans come to nothing. Blessed … Continued