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Article Title : Friday, 22 December 2017 (Advent)
Published : 22-DEC-2017


Friday, 22 December 2017 (Advent)

Luke 1:46-56

46 And Mary said:

‘My soul glorifies the Lord
47 and my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour,
48 for he has been mindful
of the humble state of his servant.
From now on all generations will call me blessed,
49 for the Mighty One has done great things for me –
holy is his name.
50 His mercy extends to those who fear him,
from generation to generation.
51 He has performed mighty deeds with his arm;
he has scattered those who are proud in their inmost thoughts.
52 He has brought down rulers from their thrones
but has lifted up the humble.
53 He has filled the hungry with good things
but has sent the rich away empty.
54 He has helped his servant Israel,
remembering to be merciful
55 to Abraham and his descendants for ever,
just as he promised our ancestors.’
56 Mary stayed with Elizabeth for about three months and then returned home.


Other Readings:
-  Psalm 113
- 1 Samuel 1:24-28


Remarks:
1. The Lessions are according to the Lectionary for Sundays and Feast Day 2017-2018 (Year B) of HKSKH
    and weekday lectionary (Year 2) in Bible printed for celebration the 10th Anniversary of the Province.
2. The above passage is from the website of "www.biblegateway.com" in NIVUK.

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