Advent 1 readings (focus text in bold):
Micah 4:1-7 - they will beat the swords into plowshares
Psalm 25:1-9 - All they that hope in the Lord shall not be ashamed
Romans 13:8-14 - Owe no man anything but to love one another
Matthew 21:1-13 - Jesus enters Jerusalem in triumph, and cleanses the Temple
Cover art: “Le cortège dans les rues de Jérusalem” (French: “The Procession in the Streets of Jeerusalem”), by James Tissot, 1886-1894, opaque watercolor on grave wove paper, Brooklyn Museum, New York.