“Christmas Message – I” by Darius M. Ratcliff

Writings and Letters of Darius Mitteer Ratcliff

Christmas Greetings”, Vintage Postcard, Whitney Valentine Company


A Christmas message true

I wish to send to you:

Not “Jingle Bells” nor toys,

Not Christmas feasts and joys,

Not Santa’s reindeer sled

When wee tots are abed:

But one of love alone: –

God wants us for His own.

Our Father God above

Created us for love.

No mortal tongue can name,

Nor can the angels frame,

The grandeur of the plan

That God has made for man.

The form of God to bear:

A child of God, and heir.

Our hearts to God to give,

As His on earth to live:

In righteousness sublime,

In hope transcending time,

In joy that overflows,

In faith that heaven knows:

Our God to love and praise,

To walk in heaven’s ways.

But Satan entered in,

Our hearts were lured to sin:

Our Father we forgot,

And chose a…

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2 thoughts on ““Christmas Message – I” by Darius M. Ratcliff

  1. Linda Fulton says:

    Thank you for sharing these. I hope you have Merry Christmas!!

    Sent from my iPhone


    Liked by 1 person

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