Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 22

The Collect:Purify our conscience, Almighty God, by your daily visitation, that your Son Jesus Christ, at his coming, may find in us a mansion prepared for himself; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Old Testament: Isaiah 7:10-16 read from the King James Version Bible

Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Epistle: Romans 1:1-7 read from the Lexham English Bible

Gospel: Matthew 1:18-25 read from The Message Bible

Closing Prayer on December 22 we remember : Henry Budd Priest, read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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