The First Gift of Christmas

By Beth Taylor

The angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them. Luke 2:9

The heavens glowed
With a brilliant light
As angels sang that first
Christmas Night.

A child is born!
The angels proclaimed.
To a lowly
Couple in Bethlehem!

He lies in a stable with a
Manger for His bed,
Wrapped in swaddling clothes
And hay for His head.

Come and worship the
One From God,
Prince of Peace,
And the Living Word.

He came as a babe
From the Father above
To forgive our sins,
And bring us His love.

Merry Christmas and God bless.
Beth and Horace Taylor


About Brenda B. Taylor

The desire to write historical fiction has long been a passion with Brenda B. Taylor. Since elementary school, she has written stories in her spare time. Brenda earned three degrees: a BSE from Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas; a MEd from Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas; and an EdD from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas; then worked as a teacher and administrator in the Texas Public School system. Only after retirement could she fulfill the dream of publication. Brenda and her husband make their home in beautiful East Texas where they enjoy spending time with family and friends, traveling, and working in Bethabara Faith Ministry, Inc. She crafts stories about the extraordinary lives of ordinary people in her favorite place overlooking bird feeders, bird houses, and a variety of blooming trees and flowers. She sincerely thanks all who purchase and read her books. Her desire is that the message in each book will touch the heart of the reader as it did hers in the writing.
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