Rejoice! He Ransomed Captive Israel!

I’ve been listening to the new Jeremy Camp Christmas Album, Christmas: God with Us, in my car this past week. He does one of my all time favorite Christmas songs: O Come O Come Emmanuel. Of course he does an awesome rendition. My son was with me in the car the other day when it was playing and he said, “I love the way he sings ‘Israel.'”

On a side note, my son and I were on our way to a Winter Orchestra Concert at his high school when he said this. I wasn’t thrilled about going because I didn’t expect any Christmas music at all. I was pleasantly surprised to find that I enjoyed the whole show and they played some good old traditional Christmas songs, like Silent Night and God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, as well as two songs from my favorite Charlie Brown Christmas (which I still need to watch this year). The reason was that the orchestra students were told to form small ensembles and to choose whatever they wanted to play. It was such a blessing to see so many of the kids choose some of my favorite Christmas songs.

Anyway, I thought I would share with you Jeremy Camp’s rendition of O Come O Come Emmanuel to get you in the Christmas spirit if you aren’t already. Enjoy, and Merry Christmas!

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2 responses to “Rejoice! He Ransomed Captive Israel!

  1. Thank you for sharing your favorite rendition! :) Love it too! And glad that there were some Christmas songs included after all! Yay! God bless you and a very Merry Christmas to you and yours!

    • Deb, Actually, my favorite version of O Come O Come Emmanuel is an instrumental version by Casting Crowns, but this Jeremy Camp version is new this year and I love it, too. And I posted the Casting Crowns version last year here. I’m glad you enjoyed this one. Peace, Linda

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