O Come, O Come Emmanuel O come, Thou Wisdom from on high, And order all things far and nigh. To us the path of knowledge show, And cause us in her ways to go. Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel Shall come to Thee, O Israel! Words: Latin Hymn, translated by Henry S. Coffin, 1916 Music: Plainsong, adapted by … Continue reading O Come, O come, Emmanuel
Chapter 5 of Matthew Gospel has a title that usually says something like “Sermon on the Mount” or something similar. Whether we see it primarily as preaching or teaching or just Jesus spontaneously sharing wisdom one things is clear–this was heavy stuff! This was not a feel-good , follow-me-and-everything-will-be-great message. There was no hint of … Continue reading Am I blessed?