20 December

Historical Note

Morning Prayer

Psalms 116:1-8; 147:1-12
Jeremiah 33:11-16
Revelation 21:22-end

Evening Prayer

Psalms 76; 120; 131
Isaiah 54:1-13
1 Corinthians 1:3-9

Refrain for the Magnificat

O Key of David,* and sceptre of the house of Israel,
   who opens and no one can shut,
   who shuts and no one can open:
Come and bring the prisoners from the prison house,
   those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death.

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