Joy Has Dawned – Merry Christmas
Posted on December 25, 2017 by Graeme Wilson in Freedom Fighters
“The Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” John 1:14
Merry Christmas from all of us from America’s Keswick and from your Freedom Fighter blog team.
Most likely you will not open this entry, and if you do, it will be after Christmas.
I recently read the words of a new Christmas carol written by the dynamic duo of Keith Getty and Stuart Townend. This carol is ripe with great theology for our consideration:
Joy has dawned upon the world, promised from creation –
God’s salvation now unfurled, hope for every nation.
Not with fanfares from above, not with scenes of glory,
But a humble gift of love – Jesus, born of Mary.
Sounds of wonder fill the sky, gazing at the glory;
Gifts of men from distant lands prophesy the story.
Gold—a King is born today, Incense – God is with us,
Myrrh – His death to make a way – by His blood, He’ll win us.
Son of Adam, Son of heaven, given as a ransom.
Reconciling God and man, Christ our mighty Champion!
What a Savior! What a friend! What a glorious mystery!
Once a Babe in Bethlehem, now the Lord of history!
© 2005 ThankYou Music
You can watch the YouTube video and be doubly blessed: Joy Has Dawned
On behalf of all of us from America’s Keswick, Merry Christmas and God bless you.
Rejoice! Pray! Give thanks!
Bill Welte, D.D.
President/CEO America’s Keswick
Written by Bill Welte, President/CEO of America’s Keswick: Bill has been married to his child sweetheart for 40+ years and has four married kids and 11 amazing grand kids. He loves music and is an avid reader.
The Daily Bible Reading: Deuteronomy 32-34| You can download our 2017 Daily Bible Reading Plan by clicking here
Think About This: God became man to turn creatures into sons; not simply to produce better men of the old kind, but to produce a new kind of man.
C. S. Lewis
This Week’s Verse to Memorize:
I will praise the name of God with a song, And will magnify Him with thanksgiving. Psalm 69:30