Comfort ye, comfort ye ∙

“Comfort, O comfort My people,” says your God. – Isaiah 40:1 2 Corinthians 1:3-7  3 All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort.  4 He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled,Continue reading “Comfort ye, comfort ye ∙”

Silent Night

Silent Night She gave birth to her first child, a son. She wrapped him snugly in strips of cloth and laid him in a manger because there was no lodging available for them. – Luke 2:7 Luke 2:1-14  1 At that time the Roman emperor, Augustus, decreed that a census should be taken throughout theContinue reading “Silent Night”

Handel’s Messiah ∙

Handel’s Messiah ∙ For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. – Isaiah 9:6 Revelation 19:6 Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth. George Frideric Handel’s oratorio, Messiah, putsContinue reading “Handel’s Messiah ∙”