...And He Shall Speak Peace - 12/6/2009

Sermon text: Zechariah 9: 9-10 & Matthew 5: 3-12

The only time Jesus’ words are used in Handel’s Messiah is in the soprano aria near the end of Part One: Come Unto Him. And in that aria his words are shifted from the first person to the third person: “Come unto him,” rather than “Come unto me” as recorded in Matthew’s gospel. ... Read full sermon here (PDF).