We #Find #Joy and #Hope in #God who brings Us #Near

What mighty #praise, O God,     #belongs to you in Zion. We will fulfill our vows to you,     for you answer our #prayers.     All of us must come to you. Though we are overwhelmed by our sins,     you #forgive them all. What #joy for those you choose to bring near,     those who live in your […]

Peace on earth to those with whom God is pleased

The Savior—yes, the Messiah, the Lord—has been born today in Bethlehem, the city of David! And you will recognize him by this sign: You will find a baby wrapped snugly in strips of cloth, lying in a manger.” Suddenly, the angel was joined by a vast host of others—the armies of heaven—praising God and saying, […]

“When the angels had returned to heaven, the shepherds said to each other, “Let’s go to Bethlehem! Let’s see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about.” (Luke 2:15)

That night there were shepherds staying in the fields nearby, guarding their flocks of sheep. Suddenly, an angel of the Lord appeared among them, and the radiance of the Lord’s glory surrounded them. They were terrified, but the angel reassured them. “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I bring you good news that will bring great […]