Reading I: Isaiah 40:1–5, 9–11 (promise of salvation)
Reading II: 2 Peter 3:8–14 (Christ will come in judgment)
Gospel: Mark 1:1–8 (John the Baptist)
Key Passage: The Lord is not slow about his promise, as some think of slowness, but is patient with you, not wanting any to perish but all to come to repentance. (2 Peter 3:9)
Adult: With whom could you be more patient this week, as God has been patient with you?
Child: With whom can you be more patient?