Today in the city of David a Savior was born for you, who is the Messiah, the Lord.
Now the time had come for Elizabeth to give birth, and she had a son.
While they were there, the time came for her to give birth.
“Let the word of Christ dwell richly among you, in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another through psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.
For he will rescue the poor who cry out and the afflicted who have no helper. He will have pity on the poor and helpless and save the lives of the poor.
Come, let us shout joyfully to the Lord, shout triumphantly to the rock of our salvation!
See, the virgin will become pregnant and give birth to a son, and they will name him Immanuel, which is translated “God is with us.”
There will be joy and delight for you, and many will rejoice at his birth.
Therefore, since we have been declared righteous by faith, we have peace[a] with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.
God exalted this man to his right hand as ruler and Savior, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins.