About 'Heaven's Christmas Tree' Artist: Traditional Melody: The Artist: Traditional Music of unknown author.
The Precious Ointment. In the Bible we learn of a woman who took “a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus.” * (John 12:3) This spikenard was very rich in perfume. It was the very best gift she could bring to Him whom she loved. This is a very beautiful symbol of the life work of a Christian. Let earth and heaven combine Make me a captive, Lord Many and great, O God, are thy works Now, my tongue, the mystery telling Now to the Lord a noble song O Christ the same, through all our story's pages Our God, to whom we turn Sing a new song, sing a new song Sing choirs of heaven! Let saints and angels sing! Sing praises old and new There is ... Tree-of-heaven is a common tree in disturbed urban areas, where it sprouts up just about anywhere, including alleys, sidewalks, parking lots, and streets. The book “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn,” by Betty Smith based on the ailanthus tree. Away from cities, it is commonly seen in fields, and along roadsides,