Tag: Immanuel

Seven Songs for My Savior: Song Six: “No Eye Had Seen” by Michael W. Smith & Amy Grant

Michael W. Smith’s “Christmas” might have been one of the very first cd’s that I owned.    Since then he has created several albums, but I think his first one will always be one of my very favorites.  I think because the album seems to flow together naturally from one song to the next. Song number […]

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Seven Songs for my Savior: Song Three: “Leaving Heaven” by Matthew West

With all of the craziness that seems to continue to happen in this world, there can be no doubt that we are all in need of a Savior.  But we certainly do not deserve one, as we continue to make mess after mess.  I am so grateful that God did leave the perfect place to […]

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Following the Dotted Lines of the Road (Immanuel)

Last Friday marked the third night in a row that I was driving past 10:00 at night.  By myself.  While I was grateful for the opportunity to travel around Nebraska for four days, I was definitely getting tired.  Cherry County might be Nebraska’s biggest, yet it is possibly the most sparsely populated.  Thirty miles between most towns with […]

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Christmas Lyric Lines Vol. 3: Song Four for my Savior: “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” by Bryan Duncan

Last week, I talked about the fact that one of my favorite parts of the Christmas story is the fact that Jesus is Immanuel, God with us.  Not too surprisingly, one of my favorite Christmas hymns is “O Come, O Come Emmanuel.”  Since the song is in a minor key (at least I think it is – help […]

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Immanuel (with a nod to my niece’s favorite line “Here”)

During the years that I was having kids, my brother & sister were both single.  Secretly I wished that my kids had cousins their own age to play with.  Yet as always God’s timing is perfect.  I now have a wonderful sister-in-law & brother-in-law plus the cutest and two of the most adorable nephews ever.  The fact that I […]

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