The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; Those who dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, Upon them a light has shined...For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given. (Isaiah 9:2,6a)

An angel of the Lord appeared unto Joseph in a dream, saying, “Fear not to take unto you Mary your wife, for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit. And she shall bring forth a Son, and you shall call His name Jesus: for He shall save His people from their sins.”

“Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call His name Emmanuel, which is translated, God With Us.”

Now there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them, and they were greatly afraid. And the angel said unto them, “Fear not: for behold, I bring
you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior who is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you: you shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.” And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of heavenly host praising God, and saying, “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.”

Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem in the days of Herod the King, behold, there came wise men from the east, saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we have seen His star in the east and have come to worship Him.” Behold, the star which they had seen in the east went before
them, till it came and stood over where the young Child was. When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceedingly great joy. And when they had come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary His mother, and fell down and worshiped Him. And when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto Him gifts: gold, frankincense, and myrrh.

The Word of God, Jesus Christ, on account of His great love for mankind, became what we are in order to make us what He is Himself. (St. Irenaeus)

Infinite, and an infant.
Eternal, and yet born of a woman.
Almighty, and yet hanging on a woman's breast.
Supporting a universe, and yet needing to be carried in a mother's arms.
Oh, the wonder of Christmas.
(Charles Spurgeon)

The Word became flesh and dwelt among us...

(John 1)

Christ is the visible image of the invisible God. (Col. 1:15)

God was in Christ, reconciling the world to Himself. (2 Cor. 5:19)

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