Fellow Passengers: This week starts the season of Advent, and also the start of Matthew’s Gospel in our Daily Passages blog. The theme for this week’s passages is “Descendants” and focuses on the people who came before Jesus, paving the way for his birth. There are some unlikely stories in this family tree, and reminds us that God’s grace makes its way through broken vessels.
Monday’s Primary Passage: Matthew 1:1-17
Tuesday’s Promise Passage: Genesis 38
Wednesday’s Poetry Passage: Psalm 78
Thursday’s Prophetic Passage: Isaiah 14:1-20
Friday’s Pastoral Passage: I Corinthians 1: 26-31