Reveal among us the light of your presence, that we may behold your power and glory.
Readings (Click the links to see the readings)
Of the dark past
Calm in his cradle
Young life is breathed
A child is sleeping:
O Lord, raise up, we pray, your power
St John the Baptist, Leonardo, The Louvre, Paris.
"John the baptizer appeared in the wilderness,
Charles Villiers Stanford. "Beati quorum via" (Op. 38, no. 3), from Three Latin Motets, 1905. Sung by Voces8.
Psalm 119.1: Beati quorum via integra est, qui ambulant in lege Domini.
Happy are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord.
May the Lord, when he comes, find us watching and waiting. Amen.