Sunday, December 17, 2017

Third Sunday of Advent
Watchword for the Week — Paul wrote: May the God of peace sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be kept sound and blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Thessalonians 5:23
Sunday, December 17 — Isaiah 61:1–4,8–11; Psalm 126
1 Thessalonians 5:16–24; John 1:6–8,19–28
When David’s time to die drew near, he charged his son Solomon, saying: “I am about to go the way of all the earth. Be strong and keep the charge of the Lord your God.” 1 Kings 2:1–2,3
Paul wrote: We have not ceased praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of God’s will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so that you may lead lives worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, as you bear fruit in every good work. Colossians 1:9–10
O Wisdom from on high, reaching from end to end and ordering all things mightily and sweetly: Come, and teach us the way of prudence. Amen.