Weekly Word – Advent 4 – 2020

Stir up your power, Lord Christ, and come. With your abundant grace and might, free us from the sin that would obstruct your mercy, that willingly we may bear your redeeming love to all the world, for you live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.

First Reading: 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16  
The Lord’s promise to David
Psalm: Psalm 89:1-4,19-26
I will sing of your steadfast love

Second Reading: Romans 16:25-27

The mystery of God revealed in Christ Jesus

Gospel: Luke 1:26-38
The angel appears to Mary