12/16/2018 DAB Transcript

Micah 5:1-7:20, Rev 7:1-17, Ps 135:1-21, Pr 30:5-6

Today is the 16th day of December. Welcome to the Daily Audio Bible. I am Brian. It is a pleasure to be here with you as we walk through the threshold of a brand-new, shiny week. This also happens to be the third Sunday in the season of Advent as we continue to move our way toward Christmas. And what a season it has been. And this week, if you were lighting your Advent candles, maybe that’s what’s happening in church, or that’s tradition you have in your own home, or maybe you have an Advent calendar or maybe you don’t even know what Advent is, but Advent is just a Christian tradition for Sunday’s leading up to Christmas, are meant to draw us into contemplation, and consideration. And this week we consider love, that love is shining in dark places and love shines into the darkness of our own soul and we found light and a Savior.


Silent Night Holy Night

Silent night, holy night!

All is calm, all is bright

Round yon Virgin, Mother and Child

Holy Infant so tender and mild

Sleep in heavenly peace

Sleep in heavenly peace

Silent night, holy night!

Shepherds quake at the sight

Glories stream from heaven afar

Heavenly hosts sing Alleluia!

Christ the Savior is born

Christ the Savior is born

Silent night, holy night!

Son of God, love’s pure light

Radiant beams from Thy holy face

With the dawn of redeeming grace

Jesus Lord, at Thy birth

Jesus Lord, at Thy birth

So, yesterday we began the book of Micah in our Old Testament reading. We talked about that. Today, we will conclude the book of Micah before moving further into the book of Revelation in our New Testament reading. So, we’re reading from the New Living Translation this week. Micah chapter 5 verse 1 through 7 verse 20 today.


Father, once again, we thank you for your word and as we enter this week we look forward to everything that you will speak to us through your word and as we bring our hearts to a place of contemplation during this Advent season, realizing that next week his Christmas. And yes, we’re longing for all of those festivities but in terms of this season of longing and of contemplation and waiting for a Savior, the wait is almost over. And, so, our hearts turn and begin to rejoice. Come Holy Spirit as we rejoice in your arrival. We pray these things in Jesus’ name. Amen.


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