“Unto us a Son is Given”

maineheartmusings

Beginning this month thinking of the birth of our Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.

 

I wrote this poem back in 2011.  Hope you enjoy it!

 

Jesus, Lord of Heaven and earth, I lift my heart to thee;

To thee who planned Messiah’s birth and dark Gethsemane

 

The Christmas Story tells far more than festive food and trees.

It is the birth of God’s own Son who died on Calvary.

 

While all the earth proclaims His birth, I wonder if they know

His blood was shed on Calvary long, long ago.

 

The Cross is shunned on earth today by this old world below

They hate the bloody sacrifice,; they do not want to know.

 

But Christ was born in Bethlehem to set the whole world free; 

To rescue us from sin’s dark curse when He died on Calvary.

 

The cords of death could not…

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