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Day Song - Monday after Advent 4

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Day Song - Monday after Advent 4

Service Date: Monday, December 20, 2021



Invitation



Monday - Daysong Invitation


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May God bless us!
May God, our God, bless us!
Then all/the ends of/the earth
will give him the honor he de-serves.

May God show/us his favor and bless us!
May he smile up-on us!
Then those living on earth will know what you are like;
all nations will know how you de-liver your peo-ple.

Let foreign-ers re-joice and cele-brate!
For you exe-cute justice a-mong the na-tions,
O God, make speed to save us.
O Lord, make haste to help us.

Glory to/the Fath-er, and to/the Son,
and to/the Ho-ly Spi-rit:
as it was in/the be-ginning, is now,
and will be for-ever A-men.


Psalm 132


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O Lord, for Da-vid's sake
re-member all his strenu-ous ef-fort,
and how he made/a vow to/the Lord,
and swore an oath to/the Power-ful One of Ja-cob.

He said, I will not enter my own home,
or get into my own bed.
I will not al-low my eyes to sleep,
or my eye-lids to slum-ber,

un-til I find a place for/the Lord,
a fine dwelling place for/the Power-ful One of Ja-cob.
Look, we heard a-bout/it in Ephra-thah,
we found it in/the terri-tory of Jaar.

Let us go to his dwelling place!
Let us worship be-fore his foot-stool!
A-scend, O Lord, to your rest-ing place,
you and the ark of your strength!

May your priests be clothed with in-tegri-ty!
May your loyal follow-ers shout for joy!
For the sake of Da-vid, your serv-ant,
do not re-ject your chosen king!

The Lord made a re-lia-ble promise to Da-vid;
he will not go back on his word.
He said, I will place
one of your de-scendants on your throne.

If your sons keep my cove-nant
and the rules I teach them,
their sons will also sit on your throne for-ev-er.
Certain-ly the Lord has chosen Zi-on;

he de-cided to make it his home.
He said, This will be my resting place for-ev-er;
I will live here, for I have chosen it.
I will a-bundant-ly sup-ply what she needs;

I will give her poor all/the food they need.
I will pro-tect her priests,
and her godly people will shout ex-uber-ant-ly.
There I will make Da-vid strong;

I have de-ter-mined
that my chosen king's dynas-ty will con-tin-ue.
I will hu-mili-ate his ene-mies,
and his crown will ev-er shine.

Glory to/the Fath-er, and to/the Son,
and to/the Ho-ly Spi-rit:
as it was in/the be-ginning, is now,
and will be for-ever A-men.


Readings



A reading from Luke 1:1-25


Since many have undertaken to set down an orderly account of the events that have been fulfilled among us, just as they were handed on to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word, I too decided, after investigating everything carefully from the very first, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus, so that you may know the truth concerning the things about which you have been instructed.

In the days of King Herod of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly order of Abijah. His wife was a descendant of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. Both of them were righteous before God, living blamelessly according to all the commandments and regulations of the Lord. But they had no children, because Elizabeth was barren, and both were getting on in years. Once when he was serving as priest before God and his section was on duty, he was chosen by lot, according to the custom of the priesthood, to enter the sanctuary of the Lord and offer incense. Now at the time of the incense offering, the whole assembly of the people was praying outside. Then there appeared to him an angel of the Lord, standing at the right side of the altar of incense. When Zechariah saw him, he was terrified; and fear overwhelmed him. But the angel said to him, "Do not be afraid, Zechariah, for your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you will name him John. You will have joy and gladness, and many will rejoice at his birth, for he will be great in the sight of the Lord. He must never drink wine or strong drink; even before his birth he will be filled with the Holy Spirit. He will turn many of the people of Israel to the Lord their God. With the spirit and power of Elijah he will go before him, to turn the hearts of parents to their children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous, to make ready a people prepared for the Lord. "Zechariah said to the angel, "How will I know that this is so? For I am an old man, and my wife is getting on in years. "The angel replied, "I am Gabriel. I stand in the presence of God, and I have been sent to speak to you and to bring you this good news. But now, because you did not believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their time, you will become mute, unable to speak, until the day these things occur. "Meanwhile the people were waiting for Zechariah, and wondered at his delay in the sanctuary. When he did come out, he could not speak to them, and they realized that he had seen a vision in the sanctuary. He kept motioning to them and remained unable to speak. When his time of service was ended, he went to his home. After those days his wife Elizabeth conceived, and for five months she remained in seclusion. She said, "This is what the Lord has done for me when he looked favorably on me and took away the disgrace I have endured among my people. "

Here ends the reading.
Thanks be to God!



Monday - Our Father


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The Lord be with you.
And al-so with _ you.
Our Father in heav-en,
hal-low-ed be your Name.

Your king-dom come,
your will be done on earth
as/it is in heav-en.
Give us to-day our daily bread.

For-give us our sins
as we _ for-give those
who sin a-gainst us.
Save us from/the time of tri-al

De-liver us from e-vil.
For the king-dom, the power,
and the glory are yours,
now and for-ever A-men.




Collect of the Day


Almighty Savior, who at noonday called your servant Saint Paul to be an apostle to the Gentiles: We pray you to illumine the world with the radiance of your glory, that all nations may come and worship you; for you live and reign for ever and ever.

Amen.

A Collect for Peace

O God, the King eternal, whose light divides the day from the night and turns the shadow of death into the morning: Drive far from us all wrong desires, incline our hearts to keep your law, and guide our feet into the way of peace; that, having done your will with cheerfulness while it was day, we may, when night comes, rejoice to give you thanks; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen.

Prayer for Mission

O God, you have made of one blood all the peoples of the earth, and sent your blessed Son to preach peace to those who are far off and to those who are near: Grant that people everywhere may seek after you and find you; bring the nations into your fold; pour out your Spirit upon all flesh; and hasten the coming of your kingdom; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen.





Monday - Closing Eph 3_20


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Let us bless the Lord. who saves his peo-ple!
Thanks be to God who sets us free from our sins!
Glory to God whose power, working in us,
can do infi-nite-ly more than we can ask or im-ag-ine

Glory to him from gener-a-tion to gener-a-tion in/the Church,
and in Christ Je-sus for-ever and ever A-men.
Let us bless the Lord. who saves his peo-ple!
Thanks be to God who gives us new life!


Music from the Vox Barnabas Psalter, a collection of 60 Chant Scores
released to Public Domain March 30, 2020.
Hymns are taken from the Vox Barnabas Hymnal a collection arranged from Public Domain hymns
and also released to Public Domain for unrestricted Internet and Performance use.
Some psalms and readings are from the New English Translation(NET) Bible, used with permission.
The remaining psalms and readings are from the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV and NRSVAE) Bible, used under the Gratis Use Policy.

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