Advent Day 22

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December 18, 2016 READINGS Psalm 24 · Ephesians 6:10-20 Isaiah 42:1-4 Here is my servant, whom I uphold,     my chosen, in whom my soul delights; I have put my spirit upon him;     he will bring forth justice to the nations. 2 He will not cry or lift up his voice,     or make it heard in the street; 3 a bruised reed he will not break,     and a dimly burning wick he will not quench;     he will faithfully bring forth justice. 4 He will not grow faint or be crushed     until he has established justice in the earth;     and the coastlands wait for his teaching. John 3:16-21 16 “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life. 17 “Indeed, God did not send the Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. 18 Those who believe in him are not condemned; but those who do not believe are condemned already, because they have not believed in the name of the only Son of God. 19 And this is the judgment, that the light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than light because their deeds were evil. 20 For all who do evil hate the light and do not come to the light, so that their deeds may not be exposed. 21 But those who do what is true come to the light, so that it may be clearly seen that their deeds have been done in God.” …