Today's Readings

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Year A RCL 12/18/2016 A.D.

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.

Isaiah 7:10-16
First Lesson

Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18 Page 702, 703, BCP
The Psalm

Romans 1:1-7
The Epistle

Matthew 1:18-25

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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