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BLESSINGS FROM CHRIST

A star appears

in evening light,

steady and strong.

It guides the seeker of

heavenly mysteries,

prone to accept

deep spiritual blessings

from Christ our Savior.

Through our prayers,

Christ alone, opens our hearts

to receive His grace.

Blessings He showers upon

His people,

holy and true, they remain

honored

to be His witnesses.

 

The power of Christ

in the Bethlehem stable

remains very clear today.

For we know He grew up,

taught by Mary,

the workings of God.

He labored with Joseph

as carpenter’s apprentice,

not seeking wealth.

For His Kingdom was not

and is not

of this world.

We welcome

The Bethlehem Christ

in our hearts

as a special infant,

destined to

lead us to holiness

and to our true

home in Heaven with Him.

O come let us adore

the Christ Child.

 

May the Lord bless you this Christmas

                                          and throughout the New Year.

Betsy

 

CHRISTMAS HYMN FOR WORSHIP

O come, all ye faithful,
joyful and triumphant,
O come ye, O come ye, to Bethlehem!
Come and behold Him, born the King of angels!

Refrain:
O come, let us adore Him,
O come, let us adore Him,
O come, let us adore Him,
Christ, the Lord!

Sing choirs of angels,
sing in exultation,
O sing, all ye citizens of heaven above!
Glory to God, all glory in the highest!

Refrain

Yea, Lord, we greet Thee,
born this happy morning,
Jesus, to Thee be all glory given;
Word of the Father, now in flesh appearing!

Refrain

—O Come, All Ye Faithful; Anonymous, Latin, 18th century
Translated by Frederick Oakeley, 1841, and others

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