January 31, 2015 Leave a comment
A parent’s greatest joy should be their child,
A gift from God, creation at its best,
Especially an offspring good and mild
To leave all those who meet her surely blessed.
They love their child before she leaves the womb,
And magnifies it with each breath she takes;
So Jesus loves us ere we come in bloom,
And with the Spirit’s breath we came awake.
When we acknowledge Jesus as our Lord,
Then Heaven cheers our second day of birth;
The Savior’s bliss is this His own reward
To know a part of Him is on the Earth.
The heritage of Christ belongs to those
Who left the cross with Him, the ones He chose.
Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD:
and the fruit of the womb is his reward.
Psalm 127:3 KJV