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Every Sunday, across the world, Christians share an agreed three year cycle of Bible Readings in Sunday worship, this is called the Common Lectionary. We offer materials including prayers bible study and worship resources for each one of these Sunday's via our Lectionary Bible Notes Section.

Advent Candle 2December 8 Advent 2

John the Baptist is insulting, angry and uses violent language. It isn't really what we want in church in the run up to Christmas! But John was fed up with religious pretence and with religion which was only skin deep, full of the appearance but devoid of the substance of real faith. Calling people snakes, John used this image to make his message understood, - we either live lives which are worthy of the Christian Gospel or we are just deceivers.

Most churches will tone all this it down a bit for Sunday service, but the message should still be the same. The kingdom is here, now let's start living like we mean it. Pointing out the need for repentance and recognising the austerity of John, is not easy at Christmas, when we are more concerned with putting up trees and making/ eating cakes. But it is part of the real Christmas message which tells us to sort ourselves out

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Lectionary Material for every Sunday in Years A, B, C

 

Future Sundays with worship, prayer and teaching resources Sundays in the Lectionary

 

December 1

December 8

December 15

December 22

December 29

January 5

Advent 1 Yr A

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day

Advent Wreath Lighting

 

 

the cross is the way

 

Each morning and each evening
let the peace of the Father, be ours.
Each day and each night
let the peace of the Son be ours.
Each dawn and each dusk
let the peace of the Spirit be ours.
Let the blessing of the three in one be ours;
both now and for ever. Amen.
Carmina Gadelica