DO NOT GO GENTLE INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT
Do not go gentle into that good night,
Good men, the last wave by, crying how bright
Wild men who caught and sang the sun in flight,
Grave men, near death, who see with blinding sight
And you, my father, there on the sad height,
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
Pure in Heart
The pure in heart
Will see the Lord,
The Way, the Truth,
The Life, the Door.
“Has not the Scripture said that the Christ comes from the descendants of David, and from Bethlehem, the village where David was?”
but these have been written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing you may have life in His name.
And the people stood by, looking on. And even the rulers were sneering at Him, saying, “He saved others; let Him save Himself if this is the Christ of God, His Chosen One.”
“Behold, days are coming,” declares the LORD, “when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah, not like the covenant which I made with their fathers in the day I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt, My covenant which they broke, although I was a husband to them,” declares the LORD. “But this is the covenant which I will make with the house of Israel after those days,” declares the LORD, “I will put My law within them and on their heart I will write it; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people.read more.
The record of the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham:
Then He warned the disciples that they should tell no one that He was the Christ.
And He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” And Peter answered and said, “The Christ of God.”
And they began to accuse Him, saying, “We found this man misleading our nation and forbidding to pay taxes to Caesar, and saying that He Himself is Christ, a King.”
A voice is calling, “Clear the way for the LORD in the wilderness; Make smooth in the desert a highway for our God.
For this is the one referred to by Isaiah the prophet when he said, “THE VOICE OF ONE CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS, ‘MAKE READY THE WAY OF THE LORD, MAKE HIS PATHS STRAIGHT!’”
1 Peter 1:18-20
knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers, but with precious blood, as of a lamb unblemished and spotless, the blood of Christ. For He was foreknown before the foundation of the world, but has appeared in these last times for the sake of you
“But as for you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Too little to be among the clans of Judah, From you One will go forth for Me to be ruler in Israel His goings forth are from long ago, From the days of eternity.”
“Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, a virgin will be with child and bear a son, and she will call His name Immanuel.
“BEHOLD, THE VIRGIN SHALL BE WITH CHILD AND SHALL BEAR A SON, AND THEY SHALL CALL HIS NAME IMMANUEL,” which translated means, “GOD WITH US.”
Dare to be a baaaaaad sheep.