You are the new Adam, head of a renewed humanity who returned to Adam his inheritance and restored to us the glory we enjoyed in paradise. Maronite Liturgy
When Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, in the days of King Herod, behold, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, “Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star at its rising and have come to do him homage.” Matthew 2:1-2
O Christ our God, may we rejoice with Mary your Mother and Joseph your chosen one, and thank, glorify, adore and exalt you on the memorial of your birth. Maronite Liturgy
And Joseph too went up from Galilee from the town of Nazareth to Judea, to the city of David that is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and family of David, to be enrolled with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child. While they were there, the time came for her to have her child, and she gave birth to her firstborn son. She wrapped him in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. Luke 2:4-7
And the Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us, and we saw his glory, the glory as of the Father’s only Son, full of grace and truth. John 1:14
Though you were the descendent of kings and the heir of David the venerable, you were satisfied with a grotto and a humble manger.
From the prayer of the ninth day of the Maronite Christmas Novena.
“She will bear a son and you are to name him Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” Matthew 1:21