Musings on Luke
Chapter 1 ...
A seed, a tiny
Holy seed is planted
Mary together rejoiced
About the message
of Gabriel to Mary.
womb there lept her baby.
the Lord with great joy.
Gabriel's words were too hard to believe
Elizabeth! A baby at her age to conceive?
For his disbelief Zechariah was struck
All marvel that he has seen an angel.
He spoke no more till the baby had come.
When he wrote that John should be the
As Elizabeth had given for their miraculous
Zechariah's tongue was loosed in a multitude
John was born who would prepare the
way for Jesus
The forerunner of the only begotten
Son of God!
Joseph put his Mary on a donkey to go
To Bethlehem to be counted and taxed.
There in a far away stable our Christ
Lying in a manger of hay He began earthly
Safe from harm till His mission was accomplished.
Now He has grown in our hearts
Year after year as from a tiny seed.
The tiny babe grew, lived His life for
And now He is our mature elder brother
Who has become our Savior indeed.
Precious gift, living gift, saving gift,
like no other
He has become the Savior of the world
For all who have come to know Him, trust
Serve Him and give to Him their life.
Gift of love, peace and eternal security!
Like a great tree by a river, our faith
By living waters flowing out from the
throne of God
Welling up, permeating and filling our
Grown from that tiny Holy seed
God's person and love incarnate!
Our faith has grown and every gift we
Every gift we give, can be judged as
If we give it as a token of our love
to another -
Our God Who is Good, always gives good
'Tis a perfect measure for all we give
Economics may be in a tailspin
The wallet may be wafer thin
But, the gift of eternal life is priceless
To tell His Story to others is our best
gift to give
Through our witness sharing
His kind of love with others.
Open The Holy Bible and there
In many stories and songs,
You will find the greatest gift,
That has been, or ever will be, given
Merry, Merry Christmas to you!
Marjorie 2008 December 3, 2008
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