Thursday, December 20 — Psalm 145:8–16
2 Kings 18; Acts 5:17–40
I will be glad and exult in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High. Psalm 9:2
Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior.” Luke 1:46–47
God, like a midwife of redemption, you amazingly draw from us gifts we never knew of; we praise you for magnifying our potential! Call us again to be agents of reconciliation and the raw material of your love at work in the world. In Christ we pray. Amen.