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  • The Tears of God

    Who has believed our report?
    To whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?
    He grew up before him like a tender young plant
    Like a root out of dry ground
    He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him
    Nothing in his appearance made us desire him
    He is despised and rejected
    A man of sorrows
    Acquainted with grief
    Like one from whom men hide their faces
    He was despised
    And we esteemed him not
    Surely he has borne our griefs
    And carried our sorrows
    Yet we considered him stricken
    Smitten by God and afflicted
    But he was wounded for our transgressions
    He was bruised for our iniquities
    The chastisement for our peace was upon him
    And by his stripes we are healed
    Isaiah 53

    It was four below zero this morning. A perfect day for a roaring fire in the stove. I was stacking wood and listening to Christmas music when I heard Away In a Manger. One of the verses goes like this:
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