Sunday, November 30, 2014

Advent Begins...

On this first (Sun)day of Advent, I offer you the words to this simple hymn as a reminder that this is a season of anticipation and waiting, filled with hope!

Hymn: Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates
   Lift up your heads, ye mighty gates;
   Behold the King of glory waits;
   The King of kings is drawing near;
   The Savior of the world is here!

   Fling wide the portals of your heart;
   Make it a temple, set apart
   From earthly use for heaven's employ,
   Adorned with prayer and love and joy.

   Redeemer, come, with us abide;
   Our hearts to thee we open wide;
   Let us thy inner presence feel;
   Thy grace and love in us reveal. Amen.
              ~ Georg Weissel