Advent, Desiring Jesus, and the World Singing for Joy

This brought tears to my eyes. Music is so powerful, and Tim’s thoughts afterward are wonderful. Read, listen, and be blessed.

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I watched and felt chills running through me, eyes starting to water, breathing coming shallow, all because of the beauty in music reminding me of our Savior’s coming.

When they played Jesu, Joy of Mans’ Desiring, I couldn’t stop thinking of this passage describing what the Savior will accomplish. No wonder he is a joy to desire.

“But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah,
    though you are small among the clans of Judah,
out of you will come for me
    one who will be ruler over Israel,
whose origins are from of old,
    from ancient times.”

Therefore Israel will be abandoned
    until the time when she who is in labor bears a son,
and the rest of his brothers return
    to join the Israelites.

He will stand and shepherd his flock
    in the strength of the Lord,
    in the majesty of the name of…

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3 thoughts on “Advent, Desiring Jesus, and the World Singing for Joy

  1. As the daughter of a violinist who played with the Los Angeles Philharmonic for 38 (39?) years,I can say that this is so beautifully done! I actually relaxed while listening to it and took deep breaths, but like Tim I also got chills! 🙂 Thanks for passing this on!


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