Fourth Sunday of Advent
Watchword for the week — Restore us, O Lord God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved. Psalm 80:19
Sunday, December 18 — Isaiah 7:10-16; Psalm 80:1-7,10-14
Romans 1:1-7; Matthew 1:18-25
The Lord said to Moses, “Who gives speech to mortals? Is it not I, the Lord?” Exodus 4:11
Paul wrote: My speech and my preaching were not with persuasive words of human wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power. 1 Corinthians 2:4 NKJV
Creator God, you brought us into being through the speaking of your creative word. You redeemed us from our errors through the gift of your Son. You empower us through the presence of your Spirit. Thank you. Amen.