The o-antiphons

The Reason for the Season
The Reason for the Season
My favorites:
nine days of supplication 
before christmas

starting 17th of december 

a magnificient theology
using ancient biblical imagery
expressing the messianic hope of the OT
(Old Testament)

O come divine Messiah!


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December 17
O Wisdom of our God Most High,
guiding creation with power and love:
come to teach us the path of knowledge!

December 18
O Leader of the House of Israel,
giver of the Law to Moses on Sinai:
come to rescue us with your mighty power!

December 19
O Root of Jesse’s stem,
sign of God’s love for all his people:
come to save us without delay!

December 20
O Key of David,
opening the gates of God’s eternal Kingdom:
come and free the prisoners of darkness!

December 21
O Radiant Dawn,
splendor of eternal light, sun of justice:
come and shine on those who dwell in darkness and in the
shadow of death.

December 22
O King of all nations and keystone of the Church:
come and save man, whom you formed from the dust!

December 23
O Emmanuel, our King and Giver of Law:
come to save us, Lord our God!

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my humble try to translate that in a video

 

Ml

Just writing poems...
Putting some question marks

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One Reply to “The o-antiphons”

  1. O Jésus

    Vie éternelle
    Dans le sein du Père

    Vie des âmes
    Faites à votre ressemblance

    Au nom de votre Amour

    Faites connaître
    Révélez votre coeur

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