Old Testament: Jeremiah 23:1-6
Psalter: Luke 1:68-79 or Psalm 46
Epistle: Colossians 1:11-20
Gospel: Luke 23:33-43
Holy God, our refuge and strength, you have redeemed your scattered children, gathering them from all the corners of the earth through your firstborn, the Christ, in whom all things are held together. Make of us a just and righteous people, worthy by grace to inherit with him the kingdom of light and peace where he reigns with you and the Holy Spirit. Amen.