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A CHRISTIAN WREATH.
THE INFANT JESUS.
“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given, and the government shall be upon His shoulder; and His name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, the mighty God, the everlasting Father, the Prince of peace.”—Isaiah ix. 6,
“And thou shalt call His name Jesus: for He shall save His people from their sins.”—Matt. i. 21,
'Tis eve, and wearied Nature sinks to rest,
In Judah's land, beneath an olive green,
Deepens the glowing red, and shews that care,
Who is that mother mild, that infant fair,
hair? Behold thy Maker in that feeble frame ! Shrined in a human form the God-head
From Satan's slavish chains to set us free,
love, That brought the Lord of glory from above. Love plumed his wings, and sped his down
ward flight From those bright scenes of joy and heavenly
light; Love moved His gracious heart to veil His