Category: Lines on a Staff: Musicians, Albums and Songs

Behold the Lamb

Behold the Lamb of God

In one of Jesus’ first public appearances in His ministry, He was baptized. John the Baptist proclaimed that He was the one that everyone was waiting for. Jesus is the Messiah, the long awaited One. I am so thankful that Jesus is our Savior. Behold the Lamb of GodWho takes away our sinBehold the Lamb […]

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Behold the Lamb of God Labor of Love

Labor of Love: Behold the Lamb of God

Love is wrapped all throughout Christmas. But the path was not easy. Sometimes we dismiss the pain that was involved for Mary to bring the Savior into the world. The situation was messy and uncomfortable. Imperfect, just as those He came to save. It was not a silent night There was blood on the ground […]

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Genealogy Behold the Lamb of God

“Matthew’s Begats & “It Came to Pass”: Behold the Lamb of God

The Bible is a book of prophecy. Many predictions from the Old Testament come true in the New. Others will come true sometime in the future. Andrew Peterson talks about these prophecies in two songs. Prophecy: Matthew’s Begats Anyone who starts to read the Bible from the beginning of the New Testament might be surprised […]

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Behold the Lamb of God Hymn

Three Hymns- O Come O Come Emmanuel , While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks and the Holly & The Ivy: Behold the Lamb of God

In the “Behold the Lamb of God” production, three classic hymn songs are included. Two of the renditions are instrumental. I appreciate the fact that rather than writing a new theme, Andrew Peterson stuck with traditional songs that tell the story of Jesus. Hymn 1: O come, O come, Emmanuel The first tells of the […]

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Behold the Lamb of God Deliver

Deliver Us: Behold the Lamb of God

We all need to be rescued. What still amazes me about the Christmas story is that this is a part of God’s rescue plan that He designed from before the foundations of the world. God knew that we needed a deliverer. And He sent His son to step in and save the day. What is […]

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Behold the Lamb of God Passover Moses

Passover Us and So Long Moses: Behold the Lamb of God

The Israelites were tired of being in bondage. They were ready to be set free. But they had their own ideas about how that should happen. Putting blood around the doorposts was not what they envisioned. They definitely did not understand that this was a picture of Jesus coming someday. Then the angel of death […]

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Gather Behold the Lamb of God

Gather Round, Ye Children, Come: Behold the Lamb of God

We seem to have lost the art of telling a story. Long ago, this is how God’s people would have heard stories about how He came to earth to be Savior. When we gather together to focus on Jesus, there is power. While I do believe that He speaks to individuals, God also promises that […]

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Behold the Lamb of God

“Behold the Lamb of God” by Andrew Peterson: An Album about the Messiah

One of my favorite experiences of Christmases past has been attending the Andrew Peterson “Behold the Lamb of God” tour.  Every time, his special guests play their own Christmas music for the first half of the show.  Then for the second half, they all perform his musical together.  If you have never had this experience, […]

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Redeemed Song of the Beautiful

Redeemed Lines: The Song of the Beautiful

Black Saturday.  The day after Christ died.  Because we know the ending, this day becomes the preparation for Easter.  A day for the celebration of spring. But long ago, to the disciples and those close followers of Jesus, this had to have been the longest day ever.  Although Jesus foretold his Resurrection, did they really […]

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All is Well by Michael W Smith and Carrie Underwood

Song Seven: “All is Well” by Michael W. Smith and Carrie Underwood (Seven Songs for my Savior 2018 Edition)

“All is Well” is on the very first Christmas album that Michael W. Smith recorded back in 1994.  That album is still one of my favorite Christmas cd’s.  When he re-recorded the song over 20 years later, I was not sure that I would like that version as well.  But by turning it into a […]

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