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Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
Sunday, December 24, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

Traditional Christmas Carols with Light Instrumentation

Faith E. C. Church
400 N. Temple Boulevard

Temple, PA  19560
(610) 929-1895

Pastor Brett Kindig, Lead Pastor
Pastor Tim Valentino, Pastor for Connectional Ministry
Sonya Valentino, Ministry Director

Series: Songs for the Savior
Sermon: “A Beautiful Mess!” (“O Holy Night”)

David Phelps & the Gaither Vocal Band:

 

O Holy Night

Words by Placide Cappeau
Translated by John Sullivan Dwight
Music by Adolphe Charles Adam

O Holy Night! The stars are brightly shining,
It is the night of the dear Savior’s birth;
Long lay the world in sin and error pining,
Till He appeared and the soul felt its worth.
A thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices,
For yonder breaks a new and glorious morn;

Fall on your knees,
O hear the angel voices!
O night divine,
O night when Christ was born!
O night divine,
O night, O night divine!

Led by the light of faith serenely beaming,
With glowing hearts by His cradle we stand;
So led by light of a star sweetly gleaming,
Here came the wise men from the Orient land.
The King of kings lay thus in lowly manger,
In all our trials born to be our Friend;

He knows our need,
To our weakness is no stranger,
Behold your King,
Before Him lowly bend!
Behold your King,
Before Him lowly bend!

Truly He taught us to love one another;
His law is love and His gospel is peace;
Chains shall He break, for the slave is our brother,
And in his name all oppression shall cease.
Sweet hymns of joy in grateful chorus raise we,
Let all within us praise His holy name;

Christ is the Lord,
O praise His name forever!
His pow’r and glory
Ever more proclaim!
His pow’r and glory
Ever more proclaim!

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