Category Archives: Advent

Fourth Sunday in Advent, Year B

Inspired by 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16 “I have not lived in a house since the day I brought up the people of Israel from Egypt to this day, but I have been moving about in a tent and a tabernacle. … Continue reading

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Advent 4, Saturday, Year B

Inspired by John 7:40-52 “When they heard these words, some in the crowd said, ‘This is really the prophet.’ Others said, ‘This is the Messiah.’ But some asked, ‘Surely the Messiah does not come from Galilee, does he? Has not … Continue reading

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Advent 4, Friday, Year B

Inspired by 2 Samuel 6:12-19 “When David had finished offering the burnt offerings and the offerings of well-being, he blessed the people in the name of the LORD of hosts, and distributed food among all the people, the whole multitude … Continue reading

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Advent 4, Thursday, Year B

Inspired by Hebrews 1:1-4 “Long ago God spoke to our ancestors in many and various ways by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, through … Continue reading

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Advent 3, Wednesday, Year B

Inspired by Mark 9:9-13 “As they were coming down the mountain, [Jesus] ordered them to tell no one about what they had seen, until after the Son of Man had risen from the dead. So they kept the matter to … Continue reading

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Advent 3, Tuesday, Year B

Inspired by Acts 3:17-4:4 “Repent, therefore, and turn to God so that your sins may be wiped out, so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord, and that he may send the Messiah appointed for … Continue reading

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Advent 3, Monday, Year B

Inspired by Ephesians 6:10-17 “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his power. Put on the whole armor of God, so that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil…Therefore take up … Continue reading

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Third Sunday in Advent, Year B

Inspired by Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11 “The spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to … Continue reading

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Advent 3, Saturday, Year B

Inspired by Habakkuk 3:13-19 “Though the fig tree does not blossom, and no fruit is on the vines; though the produce of the olive fails, and the fields yield no food; though the flock is cut off from the fold, … Continue reading

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Advent 3, Friday, Year B

Inspired by Philippians 3:12-16 “[F]orgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the heavenly call of God in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 3:13b-14 (NRSV) It is common, comforting, … Continue reading

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