The Third Sunday in Advent

Old Testament: Zephaniah 3:14–20
Epistle: Philippians 4:4–7
Holy Gospel: Luke 7:18–28

Collect of the Day 
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.