Ken Janzen, recording
Oh, Jesus had two fathers. Some say that can’t be done
But he is called the son of God. He’s also Joseph’s son
And Jesus grew in favor both human and divine.
Yes, Jesus had two fathers and he turned out just fine
And Jesus had two mothers despite what some assume,
Born of the Holy Spirit and born from Mary’s womb.
The Spirit came upon him descending like a dove.
Yes, Jesus had two mothers and lived a life of love.
So you who have two mothers and you who have two dads,
You’re in the best of company. Rejoice and be so glad.
Respect the fifth commandment that you may live in grace
And honor all your parents the measure of your days.
(Matthew 1:18, 1:21, 2:11; Luke 1:32, 2:52, 3:21-3; the term “Holy Spirit” is gendered feminine in Hebrew and in Jesus’ native Aramaic)