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<< Monday, December 2, 1996 >>
 
Isaiah 2:1-5
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Psalm 122 Matthew 8:5-11
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THE WORD FOR ADVENT

 
"From Zion shall go forth instruction, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem." —Isaiah 2:3
 

This book, One Bread, One Body, is mailed to people in several nations, and it is printed and distributed in a few African and Asian nations. We pray that "all nations shall stream toward" God's word and One Bread, One Body (Is 2:2) to be instructed in God's ways and to walk in His paths (Is 2:3). We believe that God's word is living and effective, sharper than a two-edged sword (Heb 4:12). We believe that faith comes through hearing, and hearing comes by God's word (Rm 10:17). Because "ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ" (St. Jerome), we pray that God's word, especially as proclaimed in the daily Mass, will reach as many people as possible "so as to win over as many as possible" to Jesus (1 Cor 9:19).

As you begin this Advent season and your preparations for Christ's Christmas coming, receive and share God's word. Talk, teach, or give God's word. Pray and work to reach several thousand new subscribers for One Bread, One Body. Include God's word in your Christmas cards.

If each of us does our part in reaching out with God's word, the Lord's promise will be fulfilled: "They shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks; one nation shall not raise the sword against another, nor shall they train for war again. O house of Jacob, come, let us walk in the light of the Lord!" (Is 2:4-5) Be a messenger of God's word.

 
Prayer: Father, may I go, come, and do as You say (see Mt 8:9).
Promise: "In days to come, the mountain of the Lord's house shall be established as the highest mountain and raised above the hills." —Is 2:2
Praise: David distributes One Bread, One Body to the prisoners he visits in the jail.
 
 
 
Nihil obstat: Reverend Edward J. Gratsch, June 20, 1996
Imprimatur: †Most Reverend Carl K. Moeddel, Vicar General and Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, June 26, 1996
 
The Nihil obstat and Imprimatur are a declaration that a book or pamphlet is considered to be free from doctrinal or moral error. It is not implied that those who have granted the Nihil obstat and Imprimatur agree with the contents, opinions, or statements expressed.
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