2013 J.W. Pepper Christmas musicals

Christmas Is Coming

Christmas Musicals for Church

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+FINAL+ 56 (music begins to "He Has Come for Us") NARRATOR 1: Oh, how we long to find Heaven in our world; it seems as if humankind has been searching forever. How often we've turned away from this earthly plain and lifted our eyes skyward—hoping to be closer to God, yearning to feel His love more deeply, wanting God to be with us. NARRATOR 2: And so the promise was made: the promise that God would be with us; the promise that Christmas was coming. It was first etched by prophets on faded scrolls and parchments . . . y NARRATOR 1: It was sung by priests at stone altars and on Judean hillsides . . . O nl NARRATOR 2: And it was forever written on the hearts of God's people: (with mystery) "O come, Emmanuel . . . Fo rP re vi ew NARRATOR 2: (cont.) The people walking in darkness have seen a great light. On those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned." Christmas Is Coming.indd 3 4/12/13 12:54 PM

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