Tuesday, December 22, 2009

I Celebrate the Day by Relient K


I Celebrate the Day by Relient K

And with this Christmas wish is missed
The point I could convey
If only I could find the words to say to let You know how much You've touched my life
Because here is where You're finding me, in the exact same place as New Year's eve
And from a lack of my persistency
We're less than half as close as I want to be

And the first time
That You opened Your eyes did You realize that You would be my Savior
And the first breath that left Your lips
Did You know that it would change this world forever

And so this Christmas I'll compare the things I felt in prior years
To what this midnight made so clear
That You have come to meet me here

To look back and think that
This baby would one day save me
In the hope that what You did
That you were born so I might live
To look back and think that
This baby would one day save me

And I, I celebrate the day
That You were born to die
So I could one day pray for You to save my life

I love these lyrics and this song. It completely is beyond my understanding the birth of Christ. Imagining my Lord and Savior as a baby, imagining His first breath, His first cry, imaging his mother looking into His eyes as she nursed him and realizing that her little baby who depended on her for everything, would be the One person that she would end up depending on to save her soul. I love Christmas and the celebration of Christ's birth, it amazes me and touches me as a mother in a way that makes me cry with tears of joy. Thinking of Mary holding her newborn and looking at Him with amazement and love is a beautiful and heavy scene. What a perfect paradox of the saved holding the Savior.