Second Sunday of Advent
Watchword for the week — Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near. Matthew 3:2
Sunday, December 8 — Isaiah 11:1-10; Psalm 72
Romans 15:4-13; Matthew 3:1-12
You shall be like a watered garden, like a spring of water, whose waters never fail. Isaiah 58:11
Jesus said in a loud voice, “Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them.” John 7:38 NIV
Water of Life, you lead us to a place of nourishment and care. When life’s thirst leads us elsewhere, and we seek relief in shallow wells, draw us back to your deep and abiding rest. Amen.