WEDNESDAY (December 16, 2020)
In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Gospel Sentence
“The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me to bring good news to the poor;” (Isaiah 61:1)

Reading
“Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. He who calls you is faithful; he will surely do it.” (1 Thessalonians 5:23–24)

Meditation
So, when next He comes in glory
And the world is wrapped in fear,
He will shield us with His mercy
And with words of love draw near. (LSB 345:4)

Silence

Prayer for Holy Cross Member
Be with Susan this day, O Lord, and show her your great love throughout all the days of her life. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

Prayer of the Week (from Sunday)
Lord Jesus Christ, we implore You to hear our prayers and to lighten the darkness of our hearts by Your gracious visitation; for You live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

Lord’s Prayer