Wednesday, December 31, 2008

A glad new year to all on earth


Ah, dearest Jesus, holy Child,
Make thee a bed, soft, undefiled,
Within my heart, that it may be
A quiet chamber kept for Thee.
My heart for very joy doth leap,
My lips no more can silence keep,
I too must sing, with joyful tongue,
That sweetest ancient cradle song,
Glory to God in highest heaven,
Who unto man His Son hath given
While angels sing with pious mirth.
A glad new year to all on earth.

-Martin Luther (1483-1546)

(H/T T19)

3 comments:

Jake said...

That was a great quote from Luther.

Jake

Matt Perkins said...

Thanks Jake! Welcome to my blog.

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Ruth

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