Advent Blessings

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The following blessings are based on traditional texts used in Advent worship. The images they convey are appropriate to the sense of waiting and expectation that is central to Advent worship.

May Almighty God, by whose providence our Savior Jesus Christ came among us in great humility, sanctify you with the light of his blessing and set you free from all sin. Amen.

May he, whose Second Coming in power and great glory we await, make you steadfast in faith, joyful in hope, and constant in...


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