The Nativity of Our Lord: Christmas Day (25 Dec 2021)宣召經句
I bring you good news of a great joy which will come to all the people; for to you is born this day a Saviour, Christ the Lord. (Luke 2:10-11)
(At Midnight) O God, you have caused this holy night to shine with the brightness of the true Light: Grant that we, who have known the mystery of that Light on earth, may also enjoy him perfectly in heaven; where with you and the Holy Spirit he lives and reigns, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen. (In the Early Morning) O God, you make us glad by the yearly festival of the birth of your only Son Jesus Christ: Grant that we, who joyfully receive him as our Redeemer, may with sure confidence behold him when he comes to be our Judge; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. (During the Day) Almighty God, you have given your only-begotten Son to take our nature upon him, and to be born (this day) of a pure virgin: Grant that we, who have been born again and made your children by adoption and grace, may daily be renewed by you and the Holy Spirit; through our Lord Jesus Christ, to whom with you and the same Spirit be honour and glory, now and for ever. Amen.
Midnight: Isaiah 9:2-7 Early Morning: Isaiah 62:6-12 During the Day: Isaiah 52:7-10
Midnight: Psalm 96 Early Morning: Psalm 97 During the Day: Psalm 98
Midnight: Titus 2:11-14 Early Morning: Titus 3:4-7 During the Day: Hebrews 1:1-4 (5-12)
Midnight: Luke 2:1-14 (15-20) Early Morning: Luke 2:(1-7) 8-20 During the Day: John 1:1-14