The Shepherds Visit
For a bright light appeared.
And they saw an angel of the Lord,
with the glory of God shown all around.
They were afraid, for they had never
seen such a sight. The angel of the Lord
said to them, don’t be afraid, I bring great news.
I have great news to tell you— News that will
bring great joy to the world.
Today in the town of David, the Savior
of the world has been born. The Messiah!
God will show you the way. Follow his
You will find him wrapped in cloths lying
in a manger. Just as sudden and startling
A host of angels appeared. They praised God
saying “ Glory to God in the highest heaven,
and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.”
So they hurried, following the star. Where they
were lead to Bethlehem to see the child
the Lord told them about.
When they saw him, they spread the word
about what they had been told about the
Meanwhile, Mary took it to heart and pondered
When the shepherds returned they glorified
and praised God for the things they had seen
and heard, just as they had been told.
Hosanna! Hallelujah! Praise and Glory to our
Lord In the highest!
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*This post was originally published on December 15, 2020