Saturday, November 30, 2013

Introduction - Advent 1 - 2013-12-01


Isa 2:1-5PS 122Rom 13:11-14; Matt 24:36-44

Intro to the Readings
Isaiah prophesies “all nations shall stream,” they shall stream to the house of the Lord. All nations are certainly streaming, they may yet again stream to the Lord’s house.
Psalm 122 all about Jerusalem – the holy city – the city of peace where the Lord of Hosts is worshipped.
The Apostle writing to the Romans speaks about the last days, encouraging us to clothe ourselves in light – in the light of Christ.
In the Gospel, the Lord speaks encouraging all to be prepared for the day of the Lord.

Make yourself ready for the day of the Lord.
Make your heart ready for the coming of the Lord.
Prepare you heart and mind to hear and receive the Word of the Lord.