Monday, December 3 — Psalm 139:1–6
2 Kings 1:1–2:18; John 20:24–31
The Lord raises up the poor from the dust. 1 Samuel 2:8
When the shepherd has found the lost sheep, he lays it on his shoulders and rejoices. Luke 15:5
Shepherd of lost sheep, find us today from the wild brambles into which we have wandered; raise us up and carry us back to your pastures; and lead us as your loved ones, with affection and grace. Thanks to you, O Christ. Amen.