Hail the King
Amber light of God reflected by the sun.
Mimicked by man under the creamy glow of a waxen moon.
Simulacrum of light bottled into bulbs, illuminated when turned “on.”
Incandescent lights continuing where the sun sunsets leave off.
Earth greets the arrival of the divine King, Jesus Christ.
With decorated trees, colored lights and faith.
© 2013 Jade Jarvis
2 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, 2 saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” (Matthew 2:1-2)
- In the Shadow of Herod’s Trouble (diapsalmata.com)
- Led by the Star – January 6, 2013 – Matt 2: 1 – 12 (prissiesissie.wordpress.com)
- The Epiphany of Our Lord, A Sermon by Mark Tooley (juicyecumenism.com)