Fourth Sunday of Advent, Dec. 18

The Old Testament, New Testament and Gospel will be read from The New Revised Standard Version Bible Anglicized.

The Collect and Psalm will be read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer.

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

Psalm: Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18

Epistle: Romans 1:1-7

Gospel: Matthew 1:18-25

On December 22 we celebrate the life of Henry Budd Priest, Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

For a copy of today’s text in a PDF click here.