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Advent, Page 2

Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus

The great Advent hymns we love to sing also make excellent prayers. Here is stanza 1 of “Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus.” See Lutheran Service Book, 338, stanza 1. http://media.blubrry.com/sacredmeditations/p/sacredmeditations.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/ADV2-ComeThouLongExpectedJesus-st1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS | More

Meditating on Christ in Advent, part 4

In this Advent season we have meditated on the coming of Christ in the flesh. In this prayer, from Johann Starck, we call upon our King of Glory to work the benefits of His coming in us. Source: Starck’s Prayer-Book, by Johann Starck (translated and edited by W. H. T. …

Meditating on Christ in Advent, part 3

During Advent we meditate on our Coming King who comes to save us sinners. Johann Starck, in his Prayer Book, leads us in praying to Jesus who comes to us in our Baptism. Source: Starck’s Prayer-Book, by Johann Starck (translated and edited by W. H. T. Dau, 1921), page 65. …