Isaiah 45, Day 1

“Isaiah 45, Day 1”
Isaiah 45:8a
©️2020 by Gloria M. Chang

Let justice descend, you heavens, like dew from above,
like gentle rain let the clouds drop it down.

Isaiah 45:8a

One of the most beautiful Advent hymns of the Catholic Church, “Rorate caeli” (Drop down, ye heavens), comes from Isaiah 45:8 in the Latin Vulgate:

Latin:

Rorate caeli desuper et nubes pluant justum aperiatur terra et germinet salvatorem et justitia oriatur simul ego Dominus creavi eum.

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