Advent Reading

Promise of the Savior

Reading One: Promise of the Seed to Adam Genesis 3:15; Promise of the Seed to Abraham Genesis 22:15-18

Reading Two: Promise of the Seed to Judah Genesis 49:8-12

Reading Three: Promise of the Seed to David 2 Samuel 7:8-16

Reading Four: Promise of the Son to the Nations Psalm 2:1-12

Reading Five: Promise of the Virgin Birth Isaiah 7:14; Promise of the Coming King Isaiah 9:2-7

Birth of the Savior

Reading One: The Birth of the Savior Luke 2:1-7

Reading Two: The Birth Announced by the Angels Luke 2:8-21

Reading Three: The Birth Celebrated by Simeon Luke 2:22-35

Reading Four: The Birth Feared by King Herod Matthew 2:1-8

Reading Five: The Birth Celebrated by the Wise Men Matthew 2:9-12

Anticipation of the Savior

Reading One: Joseph’s Anticipation of the Savior Matthew 1:18-25

Reading Two: Mary’s Anticipation of the Savior Luke 1:26-38

Reading Three: Elizabeth’s Anticipation of the Savior Luke 1:39-45

Reading Four: Mary’s Song in Anticipation of the Savior Luke 1:46-56

Reading Five: Zechariah’s Anticipation of the Savior Luke 1:67-79

Reflecting on the Savior

Reading One: Reflecting on Christ’s Incarnation John 1:1-14

Reading Two: Reflecting on Christ’s Redemption Galatians 4:4-7; Reflecting on Christ’s Salvation Titus 3:4-8

Reading Three: Reflecting on Christ’s Exaltation Revelation 5:1-14

Reading Four: Reflecting on Christ’s Promise to the Nations Revelation 7:9-12

Reading Five: Reflecting on Christ’s Future Restoration for Believers Revelation 21:1-5