Isaiah 49: 3. 5-6
God’s servant is called to bring all people to God, to be “the light of all nations so that my salvation may reach to the ends of the earth”.

1 Corinthians 1: 1-3
Paul prays that the people of Corinth will experience the grace and peace of Christ, and be called into communion with one another and with Christ.

John 1: 29-34

John the Baptist saw the Spirit of God come down upon Jesus in the form of a dove and identities Jesus as “the Chosen One of God’ and ‘the lamb of God that takes away the sin of the world”.