Yesterday’s communion talk was about Who we commune with, and referenced Isaiah 9:6-7. This is Who. This is who He is.
A little baby sent from God Who left His throne above And left His home where angels trod And came to us in love Miraculous conception, mother blessed, An earthly father faithful Wise men were their honored guests Angels came to shepherds praiseful A young man stands upon the shore Of the Sea of Galilee He knows what His future holds in store But no one else yet sees God the Father sent Him To fulfill a mighty mission But He knew it would be grim To come to full fruition His mother pondered in her heart All the things she knew She wondered when the man would start His work on earth to do He traveled far spreading the news Of which the Jews long waited But some of them were too blind to see And he became much hated Of mercy, love, and grace He preached And how to treat your neighbor The common folk for Him reached But with the leaders He found little favor He upset their apple cart He went against their lifestyle He taught seek God with all your heart Their tedious laws not worthwhile He said it all boils down to just Love God and love others In His holy name we should trust For all our sins He covers He was severely beaten For the message He proclaimed His agony was deepened As He hung on a cross of shame But Death He has defeated He has risen from grave! His mission here completed Our sinful souls to save He ascended back to heaven And now is seated on His throne Where He offers intercession And for our sins atones