THE CHRISTIAN QUOTATION OF THE DAY
Christ, our Light
Wednesday, December 25, 2002
CHRISTMAS DAY

GOOD WILL TOWARD MEN
 
Lo, God, our God has come!
To us a Child is born,
To us a Son is given;
Bless, bless the blessed morn!
O happy, lowly lofty birth,
Now God, our God, has come to earth!
 
Rejoice, our God has come!
In love and lowliness;
The Son of God has come
The sons of men to bless.
God with us now descend to dwell,
God in our flesh, Immanuel.
 
Praise ye the word made flesh!
True God, true man is He.
Praise ye the Christ of God!
To Him all glory be.
Praise ye the Lamb that once was slain,
Praise ye the king that comes to reign.
... Horatius Bonar (1808-1889), Hymns of Faith and Hope, third series, New York: Robert Carter and Brothers, 1877, p. 59-60 (see the book; see also Isa. 9:6-7; 7:14; Matt. 1:23; Luke 2:14; Rev. 5:12; more at Blessing, Christ, Christmas, Glory, God, Good will, King, Praise, Son)

 
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