122:8.5 (1352.1) At the noontide birth of Jesus the seraphim of Urantia, assembled under their directors, did sing anthems of glory over the Bethlehem manger, but these utterances of praise were not heard by human ears. No shepherds nor any other mortal creatures came to pay homage to the babe of Bethlehem until the day of the arrival of certain priests from Ur, who were sent down from Jerusalem by Zacharias.
It’s Christmas Eve, 1914. The First World War is raging, and the trenches on the western front are filled with miserable men.
The German soldiers are facing off against the British soldiers. Death, suffering, violence, and hatred reign. But then something remarkable
happens. A British soldier, Private Albert Moran of the 2nd Queens Regiment, recalled how the silence of the frosty night was suddenly broken, not by artillery fire, but by a song. Some German soldiers were singing “Silent Night.