Sunday, December 20
God of all ages, in the birth of Christ your boundless love for your people shattered the power of darkness. Be born in us with that same love and light, that our song may blend with all the choirs of heaven and earth to the glory of your holy name.
Monday, December 21
O God of Elizabeth and Mary, you visited your servants with news of the world’s redemption in the coming of the Savior.
Tuesday, December 22
Make our hearts leap with joy, and fill our mouths with songs of praise, that we may announce glad tidings of peace, and welcome the Christ in our midst.
Wednesday, December 23
God of promise, you have given us a sign of your love through the gift of Jesus Christ, our Savior, who was promised from ages past.
Thursday, December 24
We believe as Joseph did the message of your presence whispered by an angel, and offer our prayers for your world, confident of your care and mercy for all creation.
From Revised Common Lectionary Prayers, based on Advent lectionary:
Isaiah 64:1-9 • Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19 • 1 Corinthians 1:3-9 • Mark 13:24-37