EVERLASTING LIGHT

“O little town of BethlehemHow still we see thee lieAbove thy deep and dreamless sleepThe silent stars go byYet in thy dark streets shinethThe everlasting LightThe hopes and fears of all the yearsAre met in thee tonight”-O Little Town of Bethlehem “At the same time, it is a new commandment that I am writing toContinue reading “EVERLASTING LIGHT”

THIS IS CHRIST THE KING

“This, this is Christ the King,Whom shepherds guard and Angels singHaste, haste, to bring Him laud,The Babe, the Son of Mary.”– What Child Is This “Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” Isaiah 7:14 Although the birth ofContinue reading “THIS IS CHRIST THE KING”

REST BESIDE THE WEARY ROAD

“O ye beneath life’s crushing load,Whose forms are bending low,Who toil along the climbing wayWith painful steps and slow;Look now, for glad and golden hoursCome swiftly on the wing;Oh rest beside the weary roadAnd hear the angels sing.”– It Came Upon the Midnight Clear “Come to me all who are weary and burdened and IContinue reading “REST BESIDE THE WEARY ROAD”

REJOICE!

“O come, O come, Emmanuel,and ransom captive Israel,that mourns in lonely exile hereuntil the Son of God appearsRejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuelshall come to thee, O Israel.”– O Come, O Come Emmanuel “For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all people.”Continue reading “REJOICE!”

BORN TO SET THY PEOPLE FREE

“Come, Thou long expected JesusBorn to set Thy people free;From our fears and sins release us, Let us find our rest in Thee.” -Come Now Long Expected Jesus “For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from Him.” Psalm 62:5 For many people, the end of the year is welcomedContinue reading “BORN TO SET THY PEOPLE FREE”

Responding with Faith

“Angels we have heard on highSweetly singing o’er the plainsAnd the mountains in replyEchoing their joyous strains”– Angels We Have Heard On High “In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered.” Luke 2:1 It was the ultimate birth announcement. Christ was born!  It was the greatestContinue reading “Responding with Faith”

CENTER OF UNBROKEN PRAIS

“All Thy works with joy surround TheeEarth and heav’n reflect Thy raysStars and angels sing around Theecenter of unbroken praise”– Joyful,Joyful, We Adore Thee “And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whomContinue reading “CENTER OF UNBROKEN PRAIS”

Do You Know What I Know?

“Said the shepherd boy to the mighty kingDo you know what I knowIn your palace wall mighty kingDo you know what I knowA child, a childShivers in the coldLet us bring him silver and gold”-Do You Hear What I Hear  “but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to makeContinue reading “Do You Know What I Know?”

Called to Serve

“In his master’s step he trod,where the snow lay dented.Heat was in the very sodwhich the saint had printed.Therefore, Christian men, be sure,wealth or rank possessing,ye who now will bless the poorshall yourselves find blessing”-Good King Wenceslas “Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward them for what theyContinue reading “Called to Serve”