On Christmas Eve, we celebrate Christ’s nativity as the light shining in the darkness. The Word became flesh and dwelt among us.

Prayer of the Day
Almighty God, you made this holy night shine with the brightness of the true Light. Grant that here on earth we may walk in the light of Jesus’ presence and in the last day wake to the rightness of his glory; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

References
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Lectionary
https://www.elca.org/Our-Work/Congregations-and-Synods/Worship/Lectionary

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