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Daily Advent Readings

And Breath Prayers

Daily Readings for Advent, the Season of Expectation


Advent begins Sunday, November 29, 2020.

All passages are links to online readings. 
 

WEEK 1: FAITH HOLDS WIDE THE DOOR

Daily Breath Prayer for the Week: 
Pray the prayer each day before reading the Scripture passage. Pause and breathe after each line.
 
O King of Glory, 
Hold wide the ancient doors 
For me, a sinner. 
I humbly enter in.
 
November 29
FAITH HOLDS WIDE THE DOOR
 
November 30
LIFT UP YOUR HEAD
 
December 1
 
December 2
 
December 3
SONS & DAUGHTERS
 
December 4
INVITATION
 
December 5
THIRSTY?
 
 
WEEK 2: HIS SACRED FACE
 
Daily Breath Prayer for the Week:
Pray the prayer each day before reading the Scripture passage. Pause and breathe after each line.
 
You have said, “Seek my face.”
My heart says to you,
“Your face, Lord, do I seek.”
Show me your sacred face.
 
December 6
HIS SACRED FACE
 
December 7
SHOW ME YOUR GLORY
 
December 8
SEEK HIS FACE
 
December 9
FACE REVEALED!
 
December 10
GOD INCARNATE WORSHIPED
 
December 11
GOD MADE KNOWN
 
December 12
IMAGE OF GOD
 
 
WEEK 3: GOD OF GOD
 
Daily Breath Prayer for the Week:
Pray the prayer each day before reading the Scripture passage. Pause and breathe after each line.
 
From the bosom of the Father 
To the womb of Mary.
Jesus, God with us.
I breathe in your desire
To breathe through me,
To circulate in me,
To reside in me.
 
December 13
GOD OF GOD
 
December 14
AWESOME GOD
 
December 15
GOD MOST HIGH
 
December 16
SON OF THE MOST HIGH
 
December 17
GLORIFIED!
 
December 18
RADIANCE OF GOD
 
December 19
 
 
WEEK 4:  RUINED NATURE NOW RESTORED
 
Daily Breath Prayer for the Week:
Pray the prayer each day before reading the Scripture passage. Pause and breathe after each line.
 
O Lord my God,
You see all of me.
You know my dry bones.
O Lord, can these dry bones live?
O Lord, your hand covers me.
O Lord, your breath fills me.
O Lord, your life enlivens me.
I shall live!
 
December 20
RUINED NATURE NOW RESTORED
 
December 21
CREATION MOURNS
 
December 22
CREATION'S REDEMPTION
 
December 23
LIGHT OF GOD
 
December 24
DAWN OF BLESSED HOPE!
 
December 25
GREAT NEWS!