“God is not dead, nor doth He sleep.”

In the midst of such deep despondency over the pain, inhumanity, and violence our world seems to face each morn anew, the words of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow gently lift our chins and our hearts with much-needed truth.

Longfellow

 

Read more about the story behind “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day” in Justin Taylor’s beautifully-written blog over at The Gospel Coalition: http://blogs.thegospelcoalition.org/justintaylor/2014/12/21/the-story-of-pain-and-hope-behind-i-heard-the-bells-on-christmas-day/

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