Then it happened, in a way no one would expect. The first inkling of the surprise was given to an old priest and his aged wife, who were told they would soon give birth to a very special baby boy.
The Light of the World had stepped down into darkness.
O come, Desire of nations, bind
In one the hearts of all mankind;
Bid Thou our sad divisions cease
And be Thyself our King of Peace.
Emmanuel has come to thee, O Israel!