Christ, our Light
Sunday, December 25, 2022

Rejoice, for this day the holy bread, that is to say, God has made himself food for men, in order to satisfy, with His body, all that hunger. Rejoice; for, this day is born the Redeemer of the world, the Saviour of sinners. Rejoice; for, this day an immortal God is born, in order that mortal man may live for ever. Rejoice, for the Lord of the universe lay poor in a stable, in order that our poverty might be changed into riches. Rejoice, dearly-beloved, that the predictions of the prophets and of the saints have been fulfilled. Rejoice, for the omnipotent Father and the Son, abounding in wisdom and grace, are given to us, that glory may be to God on high, and on earth peace, good-will toward men.
... John Huss (1369-1415), in a letter, Christmas day, 1411, Letters of John Huss, written during his exile and imprisonment, Edinburgh: W. Whyte, 1846, p. 52-53 (see the book; see also Isa. 9:6-7; Matt. 26:26; Luke 2:7,14; 22:19; John 6:35,53-58; more at Bread, Christ, Christmas, Father, Fulfillment, Redemption, Satisfaction, Savior, Treasure)

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