Advent readings based on the opening verses of John's gospel
and Tim Chester's book 'The one true light' (2015).
Day 1 - John 1:1 In the beginning
Day 2 - John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word
Day 3 - John 1:1-2 And the Word was with God and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning.
Day 4 - John 1:3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.
Day 5 - John 1:4 In him there was life
Day 6 - John 1:4 And that life was the life of all people.
Day 7 - John 1:5 The light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it
Day 8 - John 1: 6-8. There was a man sent from God whose name was John. He came as witness to testify concerning that light, so that through him all might believe. He himself was not the light, he cam only as a witness to the light.
Day 9 - John 1:9 The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world.
Day 10 - John 1:10-11 He was in the world and though the world was made through him, the world did not recognise him. He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him.
Day 11 - John 1:12 Yet to all who receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.