“Speak to one another with the words of psalms, hymns, and sacred songs; sing hymns and psalms to the Lord with praise in your hearts.” Ephesians 5:19 GNB
Music has always been a rich part of my life of faith. In fact, the first time I read through the Bible, I was amazed to find out that many of the songs I knew were directly taken from the words of the Scriptures. I found I could sing more parts of the Bible than I could recite. And I loved that.
So it should come as no surprise to anyone that I have too many favourite Christmas songs to name. This past Sunday I sang a part of Amy Grant’s “Mary’s Song (Breath of Heaven)” as part of my sermon.
I feel I would be remiss if I didn’t proved a link, for those who might be interested to hear it sung by someone with much more vocal prowess than I possess.
So here it is, and may it be a blessing to your Advent journey, as it has been to mine since I first heard it when I was about 15 years old: