December 18th, 2018 Advent Devotion

December 18th, 2018 Advent Devotion

The First Noel The First Noel, the Angels did sayWas to certain poor shepherds in fields as they layIn fields where they lay keeping their sheepOn a cold winter’s night that was so deep. N-O-E-L. I remember four differently-patterned red and green fabric letters...
December 17th, 2018 Advent Devotion

December 17th, 2018 Advent Devotion

Angels from the Realms of Glory Angels, from the realms of glory, wing your flight o’er all the earth;Ye who sang creation’s story, now proclaim Messiah birth;Come and worship, come and worship, worship Christ, the newborn King. Though an infant now we view him, he...
December 16th, 2018 Advent Devotion

December 16th, 2018 Advent Devotion

Once In Royal David’s City Once in royal David’s city stood a lowly cattle shed, Where a mother laid her baby in a manger for his bed: Mary was that mother mild, Jesus Christ her little child. This carol is known around the world through the BBC’s Christmas Eve...
December 15th, 2018 Advent Devotion

December 15th, 2018 Advent Devotion

What Child is This? What Child is this, who, laid to rest, on Mary’s lap is sleeping,Whom angels greet with anthems sweet, while shepherds watch are keeping?This, this is Christ the King, whom shepherds guard and angels sing;Haste, haste to bring him laud, the babe,...
December 14th, 2018 Advent Devotion

December 14th, 2018 Advent Devotion

Gentle Mary Laid Her Child Gentle Mary laid her child lowly in a manger;He is still the undefiled, but no more a stranger:Son of god, of humble birth, beautiful the story;Praise his name in all the earth, hail the King of Glory! My memory of Christmas morning 30 years...
December 13th, 2018 Advent Devotion

December 13th, 2018 Advent Devotion

It Came Upon the Midnight Clear It came upon the midnight clear, that glorious song of old,From angels bending near the earth to touch their harps of gold:“Peace on the earth, goodwill to men, from heaven’s all gracious King”:The world in solemn stillness lay to hear...