First Sunday of Advent
Bible Readings (p. 735)
First Reading: Jeremiah 33:14-16 Jeremiah prophesies the coming of a righteous branch for the line of David. He will be called ‘the Lord is our righteousness’.
Second Reading: 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 Paul longs to see the believers in Thessalonika, and prays that they may be found blameless before God at the coming of the Lord Jesus.
Third Reading: Luke 21:25-36 Jesus foretells signs of his return, when people will see ‘the Son of Man coming in a cloud’. They are to watch for the signs of his coming, and remain alert at all times.
Next Sunday’s Readings – 9th December
Second Sunday of Advent
- Malachi 3:1-4
- Philippians 1:3-11
- Luke 3:1-6