First Sunday after ChristmasWatchword for the Week - But when the fullness of time had come, Godsent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, in order to redeemthose who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption aschildren. Galatians 4:4,5Isaiah 61:10-62:3; Psalm 148Galatians 4:4-7; Luke 2:22-40The fear of the Lord is Zion's treasure. Isaiah 33:6There was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon; this man wasrighteous and devout, looking for-ward to the consolation of Israel.Simeon took Jesus in his arms and praised God, saying, "Master, now youare dismissing your servant in peace, according to your word; for myeyes have seen your salvation." Luke 2:25,28-30O Savior, those who saw you were once delighted by your infant beauty.We see you now not as an infant, but as one who calls our names. Youcall us to live as you lived. Guide us by your presence. Amen.
_________________SI Moderator - Greg Gordon