In case you’ve just joined us for this series, we decided last year to make our Christmas cards by hand, matching Pete’s photographs with favorite Christmas carols.
This photograph brings to mind the grand finale of Mendelssohn’s Elijah. Although overshadowed at this time of year by Handel’s Messiah, Elijah is a stunning work. And Then Shall Your Light Break Forth is the prophecy from Isaiah 58 that the Messiah would come to proclaim the gospel and demonstrate its power through healing. We found a link to a choral performance here. Merry Christmas!
And then, then shall your light break forth as the light of morning breaketh,
and your health shall speedily spring forth then;
and the glory of the Lord ever shall reward you.
Lord our Creator, how excellent Thy Name is in all the nations!
Thou fillest heaven with Thy glory. Amen!