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READINGS FOR DECEMBER

These readings are taken from the Common Worship Lectionary : Advent 2021 – Eve of Advent 2022

They are taken from the readings set for the principal service of the day.

 

1st        Isaiah 25, 6-10a; Matthew 15, 29-37

2nd       Isaiah26, 1-6; Matthew 7, 21, 24-27

3rd        Isaiah 29, 17-end; Matthew 9, 27-31

4th        Isaiah 30, 19-21, 23-26; Matthew 9, 35 – 10.1 then 6-8

5th        Philippians 1, 3-11; Luke 3, 1-6                                   Second Sunday of Advent

6th        Isaiah 35; Luke 5, 17-26

7th        Isaiah 40, 1-11; Matthew 18, 12-14

8th        Isaiah 40, 25-end; Matthew 11, 28-end

9th        Isaiah 41, 13-20; Matthew 11, 11-15

10th      Isaiah 48, 17-19; Matthew 11, 16-19

11th      Ecclesiasticus 48 1-4, 9-11;Matthew 17,10-13

12th      Zephaniah 3, 14-end; Luke 3, 7-18                             Third Sunday of Advent

13th      Numbers 24, 2-7, 15-17; Matthew 21, 23-27

14th      Zephaniah 3, 1-2, 9-13; Matthew 21, 28-32

15th      Isaiah 45, 6b-8, 18, 21b-end; Luke 7, 18b-23

16th      Isaiah 54, 1-10; Luke 7, 24-30

17th      Genesis 49, 2, 8-10; Matthew 1, 1-17

18th      Jeremiah 23, 5-8; Matthew 1, 18-24

19th      Micah 5, 2-5a; Luke 1, 39-45 (46-55)                          Fourth Sunday of Advent

20th      Isaiah 7, 10-14; Luke 1, 26-38

21st      Zephaniah 3, 14-18; Luke 1, 39-45

22nd     1 Samuel 1, 24-end; Luke 1, 45-56

23rd      Malachi 3; Luke 1, 57-66

24th      2 Samuel 7, 1-5, 8-11, 16; Luke 1, 67-79                    Christmas Eve

25th      Isaiah 9, 2-7; Luke 2, 1-20                                           Christmas Day

26th      2 Chronicles 24, 20-22; Matthew 10, 17-22               Stephen, first martyr

27th      Exodus 33, 7-11a; John 21, 19b-end                           John Apostle and Evangelist

28th      Jeremiah 31, 15-17; Matthew 2, 13-18                      The Holy Innocents

29th      1 John 2, 3-11; Luke 2, 22-35

30th      1 John 2, 12-17; Luke 2, 36-40

31st      1 John 2, 18-21; John 1, 1-18