Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Christmas Storybook December 24th


"For behold, the time cometh, and is not far distant, that with power, the Lord Omnipotent who reigneth, who was, and is from all eternity to all eternity, shall come down from heaven among the children of men, and shall dwell in a tabernacle of clay, and shall go forth amongst men, working mighty miracles..And he shall be called Jesus Christ, the Son of God, the Father of heaven and earth, the Creator of all things from the beginning; and his mother shall be called Mary." - Mosiah 3:5,8

Song of the Day: Silent Night (link includes autoplayer and downloadable sheet music PDF, mp3s for instruments/vocal and instruments only, etc.)



Story of the Day: Christmas; or The Good Fairy by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Christmas Storybook December 23rd


"Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judæa in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him." - Matthew 2:1-2

Song of the Day: With Wondering Awe (link includes autoplayer and downloadable sheet music PDF, mp3s for instruments/vocal and instruments only, etc.)



Story of the Day: The Gift of Love by Thomas S. Monson

Christmas Storybook December 22nd


"And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men." - Luke 2:12-14

Song of the Day: We Three Kings of Orient Are (link contains PDF of sheet music)



Story of the Day: A Boy Learns a Lesson by Thomas Monson

Christmas Storybook December 21st

"And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord." - Luke 2:8-11

Song of the Day: When Joseph Went to Bethlehem (link includes autoplayer and downloadable sheet music PDF, mp3s for instruments/vocal and instruments only, etc.)


Story of the Day: The Other Wise Man by Henry Van Dyke

Christmas Storybook December 20th


"And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judæa, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:) To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child. And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered. And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn." - Luke 2:4-7

Song of the Day: Oh, Hush Thee, My Baby (link includes autoplayer and downloadable sheet music PDF, mp3s for instruments/vocal and instruments only, etc.)


Story of the Day: Davey and the First Christmas by Beth Vardon

Christmas Storybook December 19th


"And it came to pass that there was no darkness in all that night, but it was as light as though it was mid-day. And it came to pass that the sun did rise in the morning again, according to its proper order; and they knew that it was the day that the Lord should be born, because of the sign which had been given." - 3 Nephi 1:19

Song of the Day: Stars Were Gleaming (link includes autoplayer and downloadable sheet music PDF, mp3s for instruments/vocal and instruments only, etc.)



Story of the Day: I Knew You Would Come by Elizabeth King English

Christmas Storybook December 18th


"Lift up your head and be of good cheer; for behold, the time is at hand, and on this night shall the sign be given, and on the morrow come I into the world, to show unto the world that I will fulfil all that which I have caused to be spoken by the mouth of my holy prophets." -3 Nephi 1:13

Song of the Day: Once Within a Lowly Stable (link includes autoplayer and downloadable sheet music PDF, mp3s for instruments/vocal and instruments only, etc.)


Story of the Day: Unexpected Christmas by Marguerite Nixon