dance for joy

Posted by on December 24, 2016 in soul food | Comments Off on dance for joy

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“Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and you shall call His name Immanuel.” (Isaiah 7:14)

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On this day the virgin cometh to the cave to give birth to God, the Word ineffable, Who was before all the ages.

Dance for joy, O earth, on hearing the gladsome tidings;

with the Angels and the shepherds now glorify Him, Who is willing to be gazed on as a young Child,

Who before the ages is God.

(Kontakion in Third Mode)