This week's readings

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09 December 2018

Advent 3

Zephaniah 3:14-18. The prophet bids Jerusalem to rejoice, because salvation is near. God is in her midst with joy and love. Truly, this is a message of hope.

Philippians 4:4-7. Paul calls on the Philippians to rejoice, for the Lord is near; there is no need to be anxious or worried. If they need anything, they should pray.

Luke 3:10-18. The nearness of God is at the heart of today’s Gospel. John the Baptist tells the people what they must do in order to prepare for the Lord’s coming and escape his searching judgement.