Emmanuel (Advent Hymn)

by Matt Weeks

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This is a simple song written for churches and worship leaders to use over the advent season.

Please go to www.commonexchange.org/common-hymnal/emmanuel-advent-hymn to download chord charts, choir score and counter melody scores

The chord charts are for those playing with and without a capo. The score is for SATB choir. And the counter melody parts (A and B) are for anyone who plays a single note instrument (or other) who can then make a valuable contribution when the song is used.

For a lyric video go to www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tHOjRBu2uA

lyrics

VERSE 1:
Expectantly we wait for You
You're a faithful God in all You do
Your promises have been fulfilled
When a baby boy was born to us
Was born to us, Lord Jesus Christ

CHORUS:
Emmanuel, Emmanuel
Our God has sent His only Son
Awake our hearts to sing Your praise
Our Lord has come to change the world
To change our hearts

VERSE 2:
They waited long for the Messiah
They were longing for their King to come
Keep our hearts and minds awake
For when our King will come again
Will come again, Lord Jesus Christ

VERSE 3:
In darkness and in quiet we hear
The sound of Your salvation near
Repentantly we bow the knee
For Christ has come in glorious light
In glorious light, Lord Jesus Christ

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released November 4, 2016
Written, played and produced by Matt Weeks for www.weeksweeksweeks.com

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Matt is a multi-instrumentalist with primary focus on bass playing. He has produced, recorded and released three albums of his own and succeeded in building an extensive discography of studio sessions for artists in the UK & US and a diary of tours throughout the world. ... more

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