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Scripture Readings

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in Announcement, Scriptures |

Sunday   December 11, 2016


First Reading:   Isaiah 35:1-10

The prophet describes the return from the Babylonian captivity as a joyous procession to Zion. God’s coming reign will bring a renewal of creation in which health and wholeness will be restored. There is no need for fear, for God is coming to save.

Second Reading:   James 5:7-10

In anticipation of the Lord’s coming, Christians are called upon to cultivate patience rather than discontent.

Gospel:   Matthew 11:2-11

John the Baptist expects the Messiah to Bring God’s judgement upon the earth. From a prison cell, he wonders whether Jesus is the one who will do this.