Advent Reflections

Advent Reflections

Started on: December 01, 2013

Take an Advent Journey with the editors of 'America.' Daily Scripture reflections start on Sunday December 1 and continue until Christmas Eve. Featuring commentary by James Martin S.J., Kerry Weber, Luke Hansen, S.J., Raymond A. Schroth, S.J., and the rest of the 'America' staff.

A project of "The Living Word: Scripture in the Life of the Church," a joint project of 'America' and the American Bible Society.

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Table of Contents

Day 1
Isaiah 2:4-5
And He will judge between the nations, And will...
Day 2
Psalm 122:1-2
I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to...
Day 3
Luke 10:23
Turning to the disciples, He said privately,...
Day 4
Matthew 15:32
And Jesus called His disciples to Him, and...
Day 5
Matthew 7: 21
“Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’...
Day 6
Matthew 9:29-30
Then He touched their eyes, saying, “It shall...
Day 7
Matthew 9:36
Seeing the people, He felt compassion for them,...
Day 8
Isaiah 11:1-10
Then a shoot will spring from the stem of...
Day 9
Luke 1:26-27
Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was...
Day 10
Isaiah 40:1
“Comfort, O comfort My people,” says your God.
Day 11
Matthew 11: 28-30
“Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden,...
Day 12
Luke 1: 39-56
Now at this time Mary arose and went in a hurry...
Day 13
Isaiah 48:17-19
Thus says the LORD, your Redeemer, the Holy One...
Day 14
Matthew 17:9-13
As they were coming down from the mountain,...
Day 15
Isaiah 35: 3-4
Encourage the exhausted, and strengthen the...
Day 16
Numbers 24: 17
“I see him, but not now; I behold him, but not...
Day 17
Matthew 1:1-17
The Genealogy of Jesus the Messiah The record...
Day 18
Matthew 1: 24-25
And Joseph awoke from his sleep and did as the...
Day 19
Psalm 71: 5-6
For You are my hope; O Lord GOD, You are my...
Day 20
Luke 1:26-32
Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was...
Day 21
Luke 1:39-45
Now at this time Mary arose and went in a hurry...
Day 22
Matthew 1:23
Day 23
Luke 1: 57-66
Now the time had come for Elizabeth to give...
Day 24
Luke 1: 67-79
And his father Zacharias was filled with the...