Thou didst leave Thy throne

Thou didst leave Thy throne and Thy kingly crown,
When Thou camest to earth for me;
But in Bethlehem’s home was there found no room
For Thy holy nativity.

O come to my heart, Lord Jesus,
There is room in my heart for Thee.

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Heaven’s arches rang when the angels sang,
Proclaiming Thy royal degree;
But of lowly birth didst Thou come to earth,
And in great humility.

O come to my heart, Lord Jesus,
There is room in my heart for Thee.

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The foxes found rest, and the birds their nest
In the shade of the forest tree;
But Thy couch was the sod, O Thou Son of God,
In the deserts of Galilee.

O come to my heart, Lord Jesus,
There is room in my heart for Thee.

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When the heav’ns shall ring, and her choirs shall sing,
At Thy coming to victory,
Let Thy voice call me home, saying “Yet there is room,
There is room at My side for thee.”

My heart shall rejoice, Lord Jesus,
When Thou comest and callest for me.

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Nativity Set by Royal Selangor

Hymn by Emily E. Elliot

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~Christmas Blessings to you from my home to yours~

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20 thoughts on “Thou didst leave Thy throne

  1. Wow, this is stunning! I really like my set, but yours is truly beautiful as well! And I love that hymn you included. Blessings to you also, Wendy, and your family.

    Michele

  2. The verses of this beautiful hymn alternated with photos of your beautiful nativities provides a wonderful holiday post. Thank you for this inspiration. Merry Christmas to you and to your loved ones,
    Carrie

  3. Awesome! I love your post today. Thanks for the wonderful hymn. I love how you used it with your beautiful nativity! What a thought-provoking, blessed Show and Tell. God bless! Merry Christmas!

    You are always welcome in The Shadow of the Cross. Feel free to visit my blog anytime.

  4. Oh, I love that song, and I collect nativities. I’ve not seen one like your first one pictured. How special! Thank you for sharing. Please come visit me.

  5. Truly Beautiful! The words to that hymn is perfect with the nativities. Nativities are my favorite Christmas decoration. I have several and hope to collect more! Thanks for sharing yours.

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