12th Day of Christmas + In the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen! Opening – Psalm 62:5-8 (NLT) Let all that I am wait quietly before God, for my hope is in him. He… Read More ›
Daily Office Lectionary
“Sovereign Lord, now let your servant die in peace, as you have promised. I have seen your salvation, which you have prepared for all people. He is a light to reveal God to the nations, and he is the glory of your people Israel!”
All who heard the shepherds’ story were astonished, but Mary kept all these things in her heart and thought about them often.
She gave birth to her firstborn son. She wrapped him snugly in strips of cloth and laid him in a manger, because there was no lodging available for them.
Think about the things of heaven!
Be filled with the Holy Spirit, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs among yourselves, and making music to the Lord in your hearts.
When Joseph woke up, he did as the angel of the Lord commanded and took Mary as his wife. But he did not have sexual relations with her until her son was born. And Joseph named him Jesus.
He will stand to lead his flock with the Lord’s strength, in the majesty of the name of the Lord his God.