Advent Reflections

  • Week 4, Day 7

    Day 7: Luke 2:25-33 There was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon. This man was righteous and devout, looking forward to Israel’s consolation, and the Holy Spirit was on him. It […]

  • Week 4, Day 6

    Day 6: Isaiah 2:1-5 The vision that Isaiah son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem: In the last days the mountain of the Lord’s house will be established at the top of the […]

  • Week 4, Day 5

    Day 5: Matthew 4:14-16 This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah: Land of Zebulun and land of Naphtali, along the road by the sea, beyond the […]

  • Week 4, Day 4

    Day 4: Luke 2:8-20 In the same region, shepherds were staying out in the fields and keeping watch at night over their flock. Then an angel of the Lord stood before them, and […]

  • Week 4, Day 3

    Day 3: Matthew 1:18-25 The birth of Jesus Christ came about this way: After his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, it was discovered before they came together that she […]

  • Week 4, Day 2

    Day 2: Zephaniah 3:14-17 Sing for joy, Daughter Zion; shout loudly, Israel! Be glad and celebrate with all your heart, Daughter Jerusalem! The Lord has removed your punishment; he has turned back […]

  • Week 4, Day 1

    Day 1: Isaiah 11:1-10 Then a shoot will grow from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots will bear fruit. The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him— a […]

  • Week 3, Day 7

    Day 7: Luke 3:1-6 In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, while Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod was tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of the region […]

  • Week 3, Day 6

    Day 6: John 9:1-7 As he was passing by, he saw a man blind from birth. His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” “Neither […]

  • Week 3, Day 5

    Day 5: Isaiah 40:1-11 “Comfort, comfort my people,” says your God. “Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and announce to her that her time of hard service is over, her iniquity has been pardoned, […]