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?
Why lies He in such mean estate where ox and ass are feeding?
Good Christian, fear - for sinners here the silent Word is pleading.
So bring Him incense, gold and myrrh - come, rich and poor to own Him.
the King of kings salvation brings - let loving hearts enthrone Him.
This, this is Christ the King, whom shepherds guard and angels sing;
Haste, haste to bring Him laud - the Babe, the Son of Mary.
"He who is the Bread of Life began His ministry hungering.
He who is the Water of Life ended His ministry thirsty.
Christ hungered as man, yet fed the multitudes as God.
He was weary, yet He is our rest.
He prayed, yet He hears prayers.
He was sold for 30 pieces of silver, yet He redeems sinners.
He was led as a lamb to the slaughter, yet He is the good Shepherd.
He died, and by dying destroyed death."
"This, this is Christ the King...."
Have a blessed Lord's Day!
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I took this picture of the sunset while my husband was driving on the interstate.
I was thrilled it came out since we were moving in a vehicle.
The ray of SUN reminded me of the SON, Jesus Christ.