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Scripture Lessons

Isaiah 60:1-6 (Arise, shine, for your light has come! God’s dispersed people are gathered in;

the nations come and worship)

Psalm 72: 1-15 (Give the King your justice, O God; may he rule with righteousness)

Ephesians 3:1-12 (Gentiles are now fellow heirs, sharers of the promise of salvation in Christ; Paul’s ministry is to disclose this mystery to all people)

Matthew 2:1-12 (Magi worship infant Jesus)


Opening hymn: LBW #75, Bright and Glorious is the Sky (ELW #301)

Hymn of Praise: LBW #47, Let All Together Praise Our God (LSB #389, ELW #287)

Hymn of the Day: LBW #81, O Chief of Cities, Bethlehem (I suggest singing to

From Heaven Above to Earth I Come”)

OR LSB #399, The Star Proclaims the King is Here (same theme as “O Chief

of Cities, same meter, so if its tune is unfamiliar, sing this to “From

Heaven Above”)

OR LBW #82, As With Gladness Men of Old (LSB #397, ELW #302)

Communion Hymn #1: LBW #84, Brightest and Best of the Stars of the Morning

(LSB #400, ELW #303)

Communion Hymn #2: WOV #646, We Three Kings of Orient Are

OR LBW #546, When Morning Gilds the Skies (LSB #807,ELW #853)

Closing Hymn: LBW #76, O Morning Star, How Fair and Bright

(LSB #395, ELW #308)