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Day Thirteen: The Starting Point for Reconciliation

Byzantine Hymn of the Nativity 
(Palestine)

Today is born of a virgin
He who holds the whole creation in his hand
He whose essence none can touch… 197 more words

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Day Twelve: City of Wonder

Betelehemu
 (Yoruba/Nigeria)

We rejoice for we have a trustworthy father
We rejoice for we have a dependable father

Where was Jesus born?
Where was he born? 149 more words

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Day Eleven: Go and Tell!

Go Tell It on the Mountain 
(African American Spiritual)

Go, tell it on the mountain,
Over the hills and everywhere
Go, tell it on the mountain, 177 more words

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Day Ten: Stars of Night

Creator of the Stars of Night
 (6th-7th c. Rome)

Creator of the stars of night,
Thy people’s everlasting light,
Jesu, Redeemer, save us all,
And hear Thy servants when they call. 199 more words

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Day Nine: Never Alone

Of the Father’s Love Begotten
 (4th c. Spain)

Of the Father’s love begotten
ere the worlds began to be,
he is Alpha and Omega — 191 more words

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"None Shall Pass"

(sermon 12/4/16 – Advent 2A)

In those days John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness of Judea, proclaiming, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” This is the one of whom the prophet Isaiah spoke when he said, “The voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.’” Now John wore clothing of camel’s hair with a leather belt around his waist, and his food was locusts and wild honey. 1,787 more words