Third Sunday of Advent
Watchword for the Week — Bear fruits worthy of repentance. Luke 3:8
Sunday, December 16 — Zephaniah 3:14–20; Isaiah 12:2–6
Philippians 4:4–7; Luke 3:7–18
My iniquities have gone over my head; they weigh like a burden too heavy for me. Psalm 38:4
The angel of the Lord said to Joseph, “Mary will bear a son, and you are to name him Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.” Matthew 1:21
Ruler of dreams and angels, open our hearts to confess our failings; open our eyes to see your loving redemption; open our lives to give birth to Christ in our living. Amen.