Gospel Notes for Populus Zion (Advent 2)


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Advent 2: Populus Zion / People of Zion
by: Rev. Roberto E. Rojas, Jr.

Collect of the Day:
Stir up our hearts, O Lord, to make ready the way of Your only-begotten Son, that by His coming we may be enabled to serve You with pure minds; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.

Psalm 80:1, 3, 14, 17 (antiphon: Isaiah 62:11b; 30:30, 29) — Zion’s Coming Salvation

Psalm 50:1-15 (antiphon: v. 15) — God Himself is Judge

Old Testament Reading:
Malachi 4:1-6 — The Great Day of the Lord

Psalm 50:2-3a, 5 — Out of Zion

Romans 15:4-13 — Christ: The Hope of Jews and Gentiles

Luke 21:26b–27 — The powers of the heavens will be shaken, and then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.

Author and Date:
Luke the Evangelist around AD 55-60. This is Christ’s foretelling of the Second Advent of the Son of Man on the Final Day (Matthew 24:1–25:46; Mark 13:1–37; Luke 21:5–38).



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