Every day, Living Lutheran offers a prayer from the ELCA resource Prayer ventures, which can be downloaded here. These daily petitions are offered as a guide for your own prayer life as together we pray for the needs of the world and give thanks for the ministries of our church.

Saturday, Dec. 9 We reflect prayerfully on the symbolism of the Advent wreath and candles, which help us anticipate and celebrate God’s boundless love and the promise of eternal life fulfilled in the birth of Christ—a light that breaks through the darkness of the world and changes everything.

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