"Silent Night & Away In A Manger" Midi File - Click Two Vertical Lines On Controller To Stop Audio
Long ago, there ruled in Persia a wise and
good king. He loved his people. He wanted to know how they lived. He wanted to know
about their hardships. Often he dressed in the clothes of a working man or a beggar,
and went to the homes of the poor. No one whom he visited thought that he was their ruler.
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One time he visited a very poor man who lived in a cellar. He ate the coarse
food the poor man ate. He spoke cheerful, kind words to him. Then he left.
Later he visited the poor man again and disclosed his identity by saying,
"I am your king!" The king thought the man would surely ask for some gift or favor,
but he didn't. Instead he said, "You left your palace and your glory to visit
me in this dark, dreary place. You ate the coarse food I ate. You brought gladness
to my heart! To others you have given your rich gifts. To me you have given yourself!"
The King of glory, the Lord Jesus Christ, gave himself to you and to me. The
Bible calls Him, "the unspeakable gift!"