24 December 2012



Two thousand years ago in Bethlehem was born a tiny boy
Heralded by the angels, to the world he brought joy.

Peace on Earth, Good will to men the angels did proclaim,
God sent His son to earth and Jesus is His name.

He’s precious and he’s sweet, a gentle little boy,
He’s God’s only son and his mother’s pride and joy

Can this little baby be the King of Kings that was foretold?
Is why the Wise men came, to bring him gifts and gold?

They’d heard the prophecy proclaim a mighty King would come,
But who have thought this little babe would be God’s Son?

Why would God love us enough to send His only Son?
How could our salvation be by this little baby won?

This same little child that in a manger lay,
Will one day be the one that takes our sin away?

He’ll give up His life like no other man
Just to fulfill His Father’s salvation plan.

This child that came so humble and sweet,
Will have nails placed in His hands and feet.

He’ll die on the cross for you and for me,
His blood will be shed so we can be free.

He’ll rise from the dead to forever live again
This little babe that can forgive our sin.

He came as a baby, He died as a man
He’ll return as King of Kings when he comes again!

King of Kings and Lord of Lords, Mighty one is He.
He came to earth to live and die just for you and me.
© Teresa Mathews 12/22/12

Wise Men Still Seek Him


  1. What a BEAUTIFUL poem TERESA!! Thank you for blessing us with you gift. Have a beautiful & blessed Christmas, my dear mom. :)

    1. Thank you so much my sweet daughter MARIAN!! How I wish we lived closer and could spend Christmas together. :)

  2. TERESA, my family and I just LOVE your beautiful poem! Hope you don't mind me saying that I'm so proud of you and I'm really looking forward to Allen reading it out to everyone on Christmas Day!! Have a very blessed Christmas with all our love!!
    And the same to the rest of the OWG team - Carrie, Diana, and Marian. Love you all!

    All praise to our KING of Kings and Lord of Lords!

    1. NOELA I am so glad you liked it, and for Allen to read it to everyone does makes me feel good. I love you and hope you have the Merriest Christmas ever!! :)

  3. AMEN AND AMEN!!! Beautifully said, Teresa, and how blessed are we to know this Babe in the manger!!

    I wish you and your family -- both your OTT family and the other -- a happy, healthy and holy holiday season!


    1. JULIE thank you and I hope you have the MERRIEST CHRISTMAS EVER!!

  4. I am so spoiled because I got to read this poem first. Thanks so much, Teresa! I know when you get inspired to write a poem it is sure to be really good. so glad we could get it in for 2012 Christmas eve!!! HUGS!!!

    1. CARRIE thank you for letting me share my poem with everyone.
      You are such a blessing!! :)

  5. TERESA, you are amazing!!! Merry Christmas to all my sweet friends here at OWG :)

  6. ANNE thank you so much. I hope you have a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS!! I hope to get to meet you in person one day. :)

  7. Teresa, what a beautiful, perfect poem for Christmas Eve! God bless and Merry Christmas to all of my OWG cohorts!

    1. DIANA thank you! Glad you are feeling better.


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