The Great O Antiphons 22nd

22 December – O Emmanuel (With us, God)

O Emmanuel, our King and Lawgiver, the One whom the Gentiles expect, and their Salvation: Come and save us, O Lord our God.

or
O come, O come, Emmanuel,
And ransom captive Israel,
That mourns in lonely exile here
Until the Son of God appear.
Refrain

Genesis 49:10 – The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor a Lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.

Isaiah 7:14 – Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign. Behold a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son and his name shall be called Emmanuel.

Isaiah 32:1 – Behold a King shall rule in righteousness, and princes shall rule in judgment.

Haggai 3:7 – “And I will shake all nations, and the desire of nations shall come; and I will fill this house with glory,” declares YHWH of Hosts.

 

Psalm 72;  Luke 1:71,74,75

 


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