Saturday, December 4, 2010

TSMSS - Emmanuel (Hallowed Manger Ground)


Saturdays in December cause such a dilemma: it's hard to decide whether to post one of the wonderful older songs of this blessed season or to share one of the new ones. There just aren't enough Saturdays!

Chris Tomlin and Ed Cash have once again written a stellar song. The words, music, and the pictures on this video are beautiful beyond words.



EMMANUEL (HALLOWED MANGER GROUND)
by Chris Tomlin and Ed Cash

What hope we hold this starlit night
A King is born in Bethlehem
Our journey long, we seek the light
That leads to the hallowed manger ground

What fear we felt in the silent age
Four hundred years--can He be found?
But broken by a baby's cry
Rejoice in the hallowed manger ground

Emmanuel, Emmanuel
God incarnate here to dwell
Emmanuel, Emmanuel
Praise His name Emmanuel

The son of God, here, born to bleed
A crown of thorns would pierce His brow
And we beheld this offering
Exalted now the King of kings
Praise God for the hallowed manger ground

Emmanuel, Emmanuel
God incarnate here to dwell
Emmanuel, Emmanuel
Praise His name Emmanuel
Praise His name Emmanuel

Oh, praise His name Emmanuel

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12 comments:

A Mom After God's Own Heart said...

I LOVE this song! Chris Tomlin is one of my favorite musicians and I featured him today too, his version of O Holy Night! Be blessed this week!

quilly said...

I love Chris Tomlin but I had not yet heard this. I truly miss living in a place where I can get decent radio reception!

jhunnelle said...

oh how i love the song, it's my first time to hear it, love Christ Tomlin too:)

Hazel said...

We have exactly the same dilemma :) I am glad you chose Emmanuel by Chris Tomlin. I love listening to this song.

Coloring Outside the Lines said...

Beautiful song- Have not heard it before.

Karen said...

I love to hear Christmas songs I haven't heard before. Lovely. God bless you.

Michelle said...

Amen!
Praise His name Emmanuel!

Debbie said...

Oh Linda, I know exactly what you mean. There are so many wonderful songs from which to choose. I have the same problem. :)

I love this song and message though. It was a great choice for today.

Blessings and love,
Debbie

Cathy said...

I've never heard this. Beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

Pia said...

beautiful song!

i know what you mean. there are so many great songs of praise and worship and i can't decide which one to post first. but i do have a line up already. haha! i love this meme a lot. i get to hear new songs and sing along while praising God.

Tammy @BeatriceBanks said...

This is a beautiful song! A great song to praise and worship to.
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Leah in Iowa said...

Love the artist and love the song! Great pick!!

Merry Christmas!