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Readings for December 30 to January 5

Simeon and Anna Celebrate Jesus December 30 ,2012 Luke 2:21-38 Key Verses: “Simeon took [Jesus] in his arms and praised God, saying, ‘Master, now you are dismissing your servant in peace, according to your word; for my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the presence¬† of all peoples.” Luke 2:28-31 Time: […]

Readings for December 23 to 29

An Angel Tells Mary of Jesus Birth December 23,2012 Luke 1:26-49 Key Verses: “[The angel said,] ‘and now, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you will name him Jesus. He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Most High, and the Lord God will give to […]

Readings for December 16 to 22

Isaiah Announces Liberty December 16,2012 Isaiah 61:1-11 Key Verses: “The spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and release to the prisoners.” Isaiah 61:1 Time: About […]

Readings for December 9 to 15

Return to the Lord, Your God December 9,2012 Joel 2:12-13,28-29 Key Verses: “Return to the Lord, your God, for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love, and relents from punishing.” Joel 2:13 Time: About 430 B.C.E. Since Last Week: Having been freed from Babylonian exile by the Persians, the […]