Oh, that birth forever blessed
When the Virgin, full of grace,
By the Holy Ghost conceiving,
Bare the Savior of our race,
And the Babe, the world’s Redeemer,
First revealed His sacred face
Evermore and evermore.
(Of the Father’s Love Begotten)
Merry Christmas to you and your family.
The image above is Peter Wilke’s icon of the Nativity of Christ as seen on Confessing Evangelical.