January 4 Devotional (2021)

January 4, 2021Christmastide Today’s Readings: Psalm 110; Proverbs 3:1-12; James 4:11-17 The Invitatory A spotless Virgin has brought forth God clothed in flesh:  Let us all worship Him who came to save us! Opening Prayer We pray this morning    to the Lord who rose again,    that we may also rise again in eternal life;       forever andContinue reading “January 4 Devotional (2021)”

January 2 Devotional (2021)

January 2, 2021Christmastide Today’s Readings: Proverbs 1:1-7; James 3:13-18; Midday Reading by John Philip Newell The Invitatory A spotless Virgin has brought forth God clothed in flesh:  Let us all worship Him who came to save us! Opening Prayer Lord God, almighty and everlasting Father, you have brought me in safety to this new day: PreserveContinue reading “January 2 Devotional (2021)”

December 30 Devotional (2020)

December 30, 2020Christmastide Today’s Readings: Proverbs 9:1-12; 2 Peter 3:8-13; Northumbria Excerpt The Invitatory Unto us a Christ is born;  O come, let us worship Him! Opening Prayer O God, the King eternal, whose light divides the day from the night and turns the shadow of death into the morning: Drive far from us all wrongContinue reading “December 30 Devotional (2020)”

December 19 Devotional (2020)

Ember Saturday, December 19, 2020Third Week of Advent Today’s Readings: Judges 13:1-25; John 4:40-52; Embertide Acclamations 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 starsContinue reading “December 19 Devotional (2020)”

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)”

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