LSB 381 Let Our Gladness Have No End
I will put enmity between you and the woman,
and between your offspring and her offspring;
he shall bruise your head,
and you shall bruise his heel.”
There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse,Luke 2:10-11
and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit.
And the Spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him,
the Spirit of wisdom and understanding,
the Spirit of counsel and might,
the Spirit of knowledge and the fear of the LORD.
And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of a great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
Luke 2:20Matthew 1:22-23
And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all they had heard and seen, as it had been told them.
All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet:John 1:14
“Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son,
and they shall call his name Immanuel”
(which means, God with us).
And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.Romans 5:11
More than that, we also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received reconciliation.Romans 8:32-33
He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things? Who shall bring any charge against God’s elect? It is God who justifies.
1 John 4:9
In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him.