December 17 Devotional (2020)

December 17, 2020Third Week of Advent Today’s readings: Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26; 2 Samuel 6:1-11; Hebrews 1:1-4 The Invitatory Our King and Savior now draws near: come, let us adore him. Glorify the Lord, you angels and all powers of the Lord, *     O heavens and all waters above the heavens. Sun and moon and stars of theContinue reading “December 17 Devotional (2020)”

December 16 Devotional (2020)

Ember Wednesday, December 16, 2020Third Week of Advent Today’s readings: Malachi 3:16-4:6; Mark 9:9-13; “Give just one minute” by Amy Carmichael A Bidding Prayer (an exhortation to prayer) [28] Beloved in Christ, in this season of Advent, let it be our care and delight to prepare ourselves to hear the message of the Angels, and inContinue reading “December 16 Devotional (2020)”

December 15 Devotional (2020)

December 15, 2020Third Week of Advent Today’s Scripture: 2 Kings 2:9-22; Acts 3:12-4:4; Essay: “What is Embertide?” The Invitatory The Lord is now near, O come, let us adore Him! Come let us praise the Lord with joy: let us joyfully sing to God our saviour. Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving; andContinue reading “December 15 Devotional (2020)”

December 14 Devotional (2020)

December 14, 2020Third Week of Advent Today’s Readings: Psalm 125; 1 Kings 18:1-19; Ephesians 6:10-20 The Invitatory The Lord is now near, O come, let us adore Him! Come let us praise the Lord with joy: let us joyfully sing to God our Saviour. Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving; and make aContinue reading “December 14 Devotional (2020)”

December 11 Devotional (2020)

December 11, 2020Second Week of Advent Today’s Readings: Habakkuk 3:1-6; Philippians 3:12-16; A Hymn by Geoffrey Laylock The Invitatory The Lord, the King who is to come  O come, let us adore Him Come let us praise the Lord with joy: let us joyfully sing to God our saviour. Let us come before his presenceContinue reading “December 11 Devotional (2020)”

December 10 Devotional (2020)

Featured Image: Philippi’s forum and basilica B seen from the acropolis.(source) December 10, 2020Second Week of Advent Today’s readings: Psalm 126; Habakkuk 2:1-5; Philippians 3:7-11 The Invitatory The Lord, the King who is to come.  O come, let us adore Him! Come let us praise the Lord with joy: let us joyfully sing to God ourContinue reading “December 10 Devotional (2020)”

December 9 Devotional (2020)

Featured Image: “The Angel Appearing to Zacharias” (1799–1800), by William Blake (source) December 9, 2020Second Week of Advent Today’s readings: Malachi 2:10-3:1; Luke 1:5-17; Essay: “Who was John the Baptist?” The Invitatory Lord, open our lips. And our mouth shall proclaim your praise. [1] Let Thy merciful kindness, O Lord, be upon us. As we do putContinue reading “December 9 Devotional (2020)”

December 5 Devotional (2020)

December 5, 2020First Week of Advent Today’s Readings: Ezekiel 36:24-28; Mark 11:27-33; Essay: “What is Advent?” The Invitatory Lord, open our lips. And our mouth shall proclaim your praise. [1] Let Thy merciful kindness, O Lord, be upon us. As we do put our trust in thee. O God, make speed to save us. OContinue reading “December 5 Devotional (2020)”

December 4 Devotional (2020)

December 4, 2020First Week of Advent Today’s Readings: Jeremiah 1:4-10; Acts 11:19-26; St. Catherine of Siena on the Virgin Mary The Invitatory Lord, open our lips. And our mouth shall proclaim your praise. [1] Let Thy merciful kindness, O Lord, be upon us. As we do put our trust in thee. O God, make speedContinue reading “December 4 Devotional (2020)”

December 3 Devotional (2020)

December 3, 2020First Week of Advent Today’s Readings: Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13; Hosea 6:1-6; 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 The Invitatory Lord, open our lips. And our mouth shall proclaim your praise. [1] Let Thy merciful kindness, O Lord, be upon us. As we do put our trust in thee. O God, make speed to save us. OContinue reading “December 3 Devotional (2020)”

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