Prepare the Way

Written By:
Dave Hopwood
Bible Refs: Matt 3:3, Mrk 1:3, Luke 3:4, Isa 40:3
Lectionary Weeks: Second Sunday of Advent (Year C)

This riff on the prophesy from Isaiah concerning John the Baptist could be used as a piece of liturgy, a reading or a prayer.  Consider how you could use more than one reader, and/or include the congregation.  A PowerPoint in both 4:3 (normal) and 16:9 (widescreen ratio) is also downloadable.


Excerpt from the poem:

Prepare the way of the Lord:
Make his paths straight, bringing honour to his name.
Prepare the way of the Lord:
With courage and kindness, honesty and hope.
Prepare the way of the Lord:
With much strength or little, whatever you have.

Prepare the way of the Lord:
With a smile, a helping hand, and a listening ear.
Prepare the way of the Lord:
With words of vision and encouragement, challenge and direction.
Prepare the way of the Lord:
With acts of compassion, and generous hearts...


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Dave is an author and speaker who loves communicating the Bible using contemporary media, humour, illustrations and stories. He is author of several books retelling the Bible including The Groovy Gospel, The Bloke’s Bible, and Film & Faith. He goes out speaking by invitation and regularly publishes ideas and material via his website: www.davehopwood.com

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Anthony
18 Nov 2015 10:54
I wonder if you can attach the powerpoint background image used here, so that I can put a few of of your resources together for a short opening worship.
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