The Nativity
Footnotes
Theme

“The Nativity,” Friend, Dec. 2004, 7

The Nativity

On the rough Judean plains

The night was dark and still

Until a host of angels

Spoke to shepherds on a hill.

In a stable not far off,

In a manger filled with hay,

While His loving mother watched,

The little Christ child lay.

Illustrated by Mark Robison