Jeremiah 33: 14-16
We hear a prophecy that the Lord will fulfil his promise to Israel and Judah by providing a saviour through David’s line. 

1 Thessalonians 3: 12-4.2
Paul reminds the Christian community in Thessalonika to live the Christian life of love for all people. 

Luke 21: 25-28. 34-36
Jesus warns of troubled times ahead, with signs in the sky and great agony.  His followers must be alert and ready to face these happenings but can be confident of their liberation.