Monthly Archives: December 2018

Remembrances VIII: The Shepherds of Europe

And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and … Continue reading

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The Light of the World

Away in a manger, no crib for a bed, The little Lord Jesus laid down his sweet head. The stars in the sky looked down where he lay, The little Lord Jesus asleep in the hay. The cattle are lowing, … Continue reading

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The Sign of Our Redemption

For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. … Continue reading

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Lo! He Abhors Not the Virgin’s Womb

Yea, Lord, we greet thee, born this happy morning, Jesus, to thee be all glory giv’n; Word of the Father now in flesh appearing; After a verbal exchange with Feste, who is Lady Oliva’s fool, Viola, the heroine of Shakespeare’s … Continue reading

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