The Third Sunday of Advent
Revised Common Lectionary, Year A
The Very Rev. William A. J. Heine, Jr.
(Isaiah 35:1-10; James 5:7-10; Matthew 11:2-11; Canticle 15 - Magnificat)
Collect of the Day
Stir up your power, O Lord, and with great might come among us; and, because we are sorely hindered by our sins, let your bountiful grace and mercy speedily help and deliver us; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with you and the Holy Spirit, be honor and glory, now and for ever. Amen.