Mary, Did You Know?

Mary, Did You Know?

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Merry Christmas from Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School!

This year has been one filled with triumphs and challenges, both of which have been opportunities to press us all the more deeply inside of our realities, along with Mary, as bearers of God in the world. As a gift to you, we share one of our favorite songs of the season from a rendition of Langston Hughes gospel play Black Nativity, performed by Trinity Entertainment Group: Mary, Did You Know?

Peace and Blessings until we greet again in the New Year!

Sincerely,
Black Church Studies

Lyrics:

Mary, did you know
That your baby boy will one day walk on water?
Did you know
That your baby boy will save our sons and daughters?
Did you know
That your baby boy has come to make you new?
This child that you've delivered
Will soon deliver you

Mary, did you know
That your baby boy will give sight to a blind man?
Did you know
That your baby boy will calm a storm with His hand?
Did you know
That your baby boy has walked where angels trod?
And when you kiss your little boy
You've kissed the face of God

Mary, did you know?
The blind will see
The deaf will hear
And the dead will live again
The lame will leap
The dumb will speak
The praises of the Lamb

Mary, did you know
That your baby boy is Lord of all creation?
Did you know
That your baby boy will one day rules the nations?
Did you know
That your baby boy is heaven's perfect Lamb?
This sleeping child you're holding
Is the Great I Am

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