Baruch 5: 1-9
Baruch echoes the message of Isaiah that God will enable us to walk safely on level ground. 

Philippians 1: 3-6. 8-11
Paul wants us to prepare for the Day of Christ.  His prayer for us is that we will always recognise what is best. 

Luke 3: 1-6
John the Baptist is the one who fulfils the prophecy about preparing a way for the Lord and shows us what needs to be done.