Day 7

Rest Day

from the Advent 2015: Born Is The King reading plan

Zechariah 9:9

Take this day to rest in God’s presence. Pray the prayer below, then read and reflect on the scripture that follows.

Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and put on the armor of light, now in the time of this mortal life in which your Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious majesty to judge both the living and the dead, we may rise to the life immortal; through him who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
– from The Book of Common Prayer

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion!
    Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem!
Behold, your king is coming to you;
    righteous and having salvation is he,
humble and mounted on a donkey,
    on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

– Zechariah 9:9 ESV

Post Comments (11)

11 thoughts on "Rest Day"

  1. Mike says:

    We must be ready for the Lords return

  2. Mike says:

    Worship and praise Jesus not just during Christmas but throughout the year by loving him and my neighbors

  3. Mike says:

    The coming was and is foretold

  4. Mike says:

    Jesus is coming again get ready.

  5. Mike says:

    Our father who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come thy will be done on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors, and lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil. For thine is the power, the kingdom and the glory forever.

    Thank you Jesus!


  6. Jeffrey Messenger says:

    Jesus was victorious even before He was born. Just His coming alone was the victory already.

  7. Jeffrey Messenger says:

    Our salvation that we need so desperatefy is one that came riding lowly and humbly on a donkey. Praise be to God!

  8. Jeffrey Messenger says:

    Praise God for His gift that came that night and brought salvation and victory even before He was born.

  9. Jeffrey Messenger says:

    God foretold Jesus’ coming through prophets years before it actually happened, showing that everything in the Bible is set up to point to His son as the main character.

  10. Jeffrey Messenger says:

    Thank you, Father, that the victory is ours through Your son, Jesus, and that we will one day be with You forever in Your presence where my heart longs to be.

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