For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counseller, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 Praying you will have a joyful Christmas, celebrating the birth of our Savior!
Music will get me into the Christmas spirit more than most anything. More than decorating or shopping or baking. I could forgo all of that, as long as I had Christmas music to listen to. Now narrowing down my favorites so they fit on a single blog post isn’t easy. I love all types of Read More
Text: Anonymous; trans. by Paul Gerhardt and James W. Alexander Music: Hans L. Hassler, 1564-1612; harm. by J.S. Bach, 1685-1750 O sacred Head, now wounded With grief and shame weighed down Now scornfully surounded With thorns, Thine only crown How art Thou pale with anguish With sore abuse and scorn! How does that visage languish Which once Read More
For me, one of the best things about the Christmas season is the music. I love the big choir church hymns and the latest rocker versions. Now I do have my favorites, several from years ago, and a few more recently. They all succeed in one very important thing: pointing to Christ, reminding me He’s Read More