The King of Glory
Psalm 24:7-10, ERV
Copyright © 2006 by Bible League international
Even though Messiah tells the story of Jesus, whose life unfolds in the Bible’s New Testament, many of the lyrics come from the Old Testament, like this passage today from Psalms. Several Isaiah passages referring to Jesus are also lyrics for music in Messiah .
music for Christmas or Easter
We usually associate Messiah with Christmas, but Handel wrote it to be performed at Easter. For the lyrics, he used words from Scripture, choosing passages that tell the story of God sending Jesus to earth to redeem His people.
a doctor who cut hair
Handel’s father, Georg Handel, was a barber-surgeon, a term for physicians in the middle ages who performed operations and cut hair. Surgery was primitive and dangerous due to no anesthesia and no antibiotics to treat infection. Most surgery was done to treat war injuries.
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Here is another Christmas story from my archives.
The pharmacist who changed Christmas
After his release from prison William began publishing yearly collections of his short stories. People enjoyed his tales because they dealt with common people in ordinary circumstances but with endings that were unexpected and surprising. Whether humorous or tragic, his tales taught lessons about life in a way that left his readers pondering their own…Keep reading
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