Advent

Saints of Advent

by Beth Richardson on December 21, 2014 · 0 comments

Annunciation

Sunday, December 21. Fourth Sunday of Advent. Read the litany on p. 42. When have you identified with those mentioned? Which would you most like to emulate? Download the digital issue of “Jubilee” today.

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Words from The Word: The angel said to her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be holy; he will be called Son of God. And now, your relative Elizabeth in her old age has also conceived a son; and this is the sixth month for her who was said to be barren. For nothing will be impossible with God.” Then Mary said, “Here am I, the servant of the Lord; let it be with me according to your word.” Then the angel departed from her.
-Luke 1:35-38 (NRSV)

Lectionary Texts:

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Audio Lectio: Pray the scripture with us using a guided meditation on Luke 1:26-33. “Rejoice, favored one! The Lord is with you!”

Spiritual Tools: The spiritual practice for this week is consideration of the article, Active Intercession. Reimagine praying for others.

Art Credit: He, Qi. Annunciation, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. Original source: heqigallery.com.


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