Dec 27, 2023
2The people who
walked in darkness have seen a great
those who lived in a land of deep darkness—
on them light has shined.
3You have multiplied the nation, you have increased its joy;
they rejoice before you as with joy at the harvest,
as people exult when...
Dec 20, 2023
Ezra 1:1-4; 3:1-4; 10-13
1In the first year of King Cyrus of Persia, in order that the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah might be accomplished, the LORD stirred up the spirit of King Cyrus of Persia so that he sent a herald throughout all his kingdom, and also in a written edict declared:
2Thus says King Cyrus of...
Dec 5, 2023
1Comfort, O comfort my people, says your God. 2Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that she has served her term, that her penalty is paid, that she has received from the LORD's hand double for all her sins. 3A voice cries out: "In the wilderness prepare the way of the LORD, make straight in the...