FIRST LESSON: Genesis 1.26-27
Human beings are created in the Image of God as a part of what God calls “good.”
SECOND LESSON: Genesis 12.1-3
God promises to faithful Abraham that his seed shall the nations of the earth call blessed.
THIRD LESSON: Isaiah 9.2, 6-7
Christ’s birth and kingdom are foretold by the prophet Isaiah.
FOURTH LESSON: Micah 5.2-4
The prophet Micah foretells the glory of little Bethlehem.
FIFTH LESSON: Luke 1.26-35, 38
The angel Gabriel salutes the blessed Virgin Mary.
SIXTH LESSON: Matthew 1.18-23
Saint Matthew tells of the birth of Jesus.
SEVENTH LESSON: Luke 2.8-20
The shepherds go to the manger in Bethlehem.
EIGHTH LESSON: Matthew 2.1-12
Magi from the East are led by the star to Jesus.
NINTH LESSON: John 1.1-14