Today's Readings

Third Sunday of Advent

Year A RCL 12/11/2016 A.D.

The Collect


Stir up your power, O Lord, and with great might come among us; and, because we are sorely hindered by our sins, let your bountiful grace and mercy speedily help and deliver us; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with you and the Holy Spirit, be honor and glory, now and for ever.  Amen.

Isaiah 35:1-10
First Lesson

Psalm 146:4-9 Page 803, BCP
The Psalm

James 5:7-10
The Epistle

Matthew 11:2-11

The Sunday Lectionary is a three year cyclical lectionary. The year which will begin with Advent in 2016 will be Year A. The year which ended November 26, 2016 was Year C.

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