5528. Sing, dear children, sing about the newborn child! For if we don’t sing about Him, who should we sing about? Turkey, Greece, Israel, and the greater part of Germany are all silent. Only a few sing. Nevertheless, the dear angels sing and marvel over his birth, which is so lowly and so high. For they come down here and look into the depths of hell, in other words, how He became flesh; before long, they look to heaven and see Him in all His majesty, and cannot marvel enough over that, that the highest majesty would submit to becoming so low and then again that the ordinary was the most high (p. 435-36).
In this week’s installment from Off the Record with Martin Luther, Luther explains how believers should be the happiest people of all:
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