Saturday, December 23, 2006

Merry Christmas!

Glory To God In the Highest!

"And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the fields, keeping watch over their flocks by night. And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them, and they were sore afraid. And the angel said unto them, 'Fear not, for behold, I bring unto you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you this day is born in the City of David, a Savior, which is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you; you shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes and lying in a manger'. And suddenly, there was with the angel, a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, 'Glory to God in the highest, and on Earth peace, good will toward men'".

Luke 2:8


Blogger JINGOIST said...

Beautiful music DONAL! Are they singing in French or Flemish? There are some sounds that aren't familiar so I can't tell, but it's pleasing to the ear.

To all of my Christian friends out there, Merry Christmas!!!!! And may he bestow blessings and love to all of you.


5:05 AM  
Blogger VerityINK said...

Thank you--they are singing in French:

Il est ne, le divin Enfant,
Jouez, hautbois, resonnez, musettes;
Il est ne, le divin Enfant;
Chantons tous son avenement!

1. Depuis plus de quatre mille ans,
Nous le promettaient les Prophetes;
Depuis plus de quatre mille ans,
Nous attendions cet heureux temps. Chorus

2. Ah! qu'il est beau, qu'il est charmant,
Que ses graces sont parfaites!
Ah! qu'il est beau, qu'il est charmant,
Qu'il est doux le divin Enfant! Chorus

3. Une etable est son logement,
Un peu de paille, sa couchette,
Une etable est son logement,
Pour un Dieu, quel abaissement! Chorus

4. O Jesus! O Roi tout puissant!
Tout petit enfant que vous etes,
O Jesus! O Roi tout puissant!
Regnez sur nous entierement! Chorus

5:16 AM  
Blogger VerityINK said...

I have temporarily taken it off so people can play the Grinch clip!

I will have frequently changing Christmas music tomorrow!

You can hear it at my practice blog:

5:22 AM  
Blogger JINGOIST said...

You speak French?! Wow!

5:29 AM  
Blogger Brooke said...

Merry Christmas!!!

6:56 AM  
Blogger VerityINK said...

I can PRONOUNCE some French--I used to sing in French/Latin/German in school. It's ZinLA that SPEAKS French, Djinn, too--and he knows the German (I dare say ZinLA knows some of that, too!) I do much better with Latin!

I got through the better 2/3 of this:

Personent Hodie

1. Personent hodie
voces puerulae,
laudantes iucunde
qui nobis est natus,
summo Deo datus,
et de virgineo ventre procreatus.

2. in mundo nascitur,
pannis involvitur
praesepi ponitur
stabulo brutorum,
rector supernorum.
perdidit spolia princeps infernorum.

3. magi tres venerunt,
parvulum inquirunt,
parvulum inquirunt,
stellulam sequendo,
ipsum adorando,
aurum, thus, et myrrham ei offerendo.

4. omnes clericuli,
pariter pueri,
cantent ut angeli:
advenisti mundo,
laudes tibi fundo.
ideo gloria in excelsis Deo.

7:37 AM  
Blogger VerityINK said...

On the web, I can translate everything except Batya's Hebrew! ;-)

7:38 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Merry Christmas everyone,God Bless us,everyone! Johnnymac.

11:54 AM  
Blogger The Merry Widow said...

Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year!


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