Advent - A Time for Preparation

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“Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” This is the one of whom the prophet Isaiah spoke when he said, “The voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.’” Matthew 3:3

Prepare the Way

Prepare the way, O Zion,
Your Christ is drawing near!
Let every hill and valley
A level way appear. 

Greet One who comes in glory, 
Foretold in sacred story.
O blest is Christ that came
In God's most holy name. 

McKim, LindaJo, Editor. (1990). The Presbyterian Hymnal: Hymns, Psalms, and Spiritual Songs. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press. Lyrics adapted by Charles P. Price. 

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