is for Angels,
appearing so bright, telling of Jesus that first Christmas night.
"And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly
host." Luke 2:13
is for Bethlehem,
crowded and old, birthplace of Jesus by prophet foretold.
"But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah,
yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting." Micah 5:2
is for Cattle,
their manger His bed, there in the trough where He laid His head.
"And she brought forth her firstborn son,
and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger." Luke 2:7
is for David,
and his ancient throne promised forever to Jesus alone.
"He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest; and the
Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father
David." Luke 1:32
is for East,
where shone the bright star which Magi on camels followed afar.
"Behold, there came wise men from the east asking 'Where is the king of
the Jews?'" Matthew 2:1,2
is for Frankincense,
with myrrh and gold, brought by the Wise Men as Matthew has told.
"And when they had opened their treasurers, they presented unto him
gifts gold, frankincense, and myrrh." Matthew 2:11
is for God,
who from heaven above sent down to mankind the Son of His love.
so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever
believes in him should not perish but have everlasting life." John 3:16
is for Herod,
whose murderous scheme was told to Joseph in a nocturnal dream.
"The angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise and
take the young child and his mother and flee into Egypt...for Herod will
seek the young child to destroy him." Matthew 2:13
is for Immanuel,
"God with us," for Christ brought man back to the Father's house.
"Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his
name Immanuel." Isaiah 7:14
is for Joseph,
so noble and just, obeying God's word with
"Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord had
bidden him, and took unto him his wife." Matthew 1:24
is for King,
A true king He would be, coming in power and authority.
"Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem;
behold, the King cometh unto thee; he is just, and having salvation."
is for Love,
that He brought down to earth God enfleshed in
"In this was manifested the love
of God toward us, because God sent his
only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him."
1 John 4:9
Mary, His mother so brave, counting
God faithful and mighty to save.
"And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me
according to thy word." Luke 1:38
is for Night,
when the Savior was born for nations of earth and people forlorn.
"And there were in the same
country shepherds abiding in the field,
keeping watch over their flock by night." Luke 2:8
is for Omega,
meaning "the last;" He is eternal present, future and past.
"I am the Alpha and Omega,
the beginning and the end, the first and the
is for Prophets,
when living on earth foretold His
redemption and blessed birth.
"I see him, but not
now; I behold him, but not near. A star will
come out of Jacob; a sceptre will rise out of
Israel." Numbers 24:17
is for Quickly,
as shepherds who heard hastened to act
on that heavenly word.
"And they came with haste, and
found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe
lying in a manger."
is for Rejoice,
the sorrow of sin is banished forever
when Jesus comes in.
"And you will have joy and
gladness; and many will rejoice at his
is for Savior,
to be this He came; the angel of God
assigned Him His name.
"She will bring forth a son, and you will call his name JESUS, for he
will save his
people from their sins." Matthew 1:21
of joy, not of danger, telling of Him who was laid in a manger.
"And the angel said unto them, Fear not
for, behold, I bring you good tidings
of great joy, which
shall be to all people." Luke 2:10
is for Us,
to whom Jesus was given to show us the way and
take us to heaven.
"For unto you is born this day in the city of David, a Savior, which is
Christ the Lord." Luke 2:11
is for Virgin,
foretold by the sage, God's revelation
on prophecy's page.
"Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a Son, and
they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with
us." Matthew 1:23
is for Wonderful,
His works and His words, the King of all Kings, the Lord of all Lords.
"For unto us a child is
born, unto us a son is given...and his name
shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting
Father, The Prince of Peace." Isaiah 9:6
is for Christ,
it's X in the Greek, Anointed, Messiah,
mighty, yet meek.
"How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and
healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him"
is for Yes,
called God's Yes in His Word; God's answer to all is Jesus the Lord.
"For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the
glory of God by us."
2 Corinthians 1:20
as it burned in Christ's heart. Lord, by thy
Spirit to us zeal impart.
"And his disciples remembered
that it was written, the zeal of your
house has eaten me up." John 2:17