5 January

Bible readings: Isaiah 60: 1-6; Matthew 2:1-12   

Prayer for the week

Holy Jesus,

Before your infant form

Sages bowed the knee

And acknowledge your lordship

Over all power and wisdom.

Grant us also clear vision and courage,

In the light of your light,

That we may devote our power and potential

To your service.

Amen

(Church of Scotland)