While we’re in the Advent zone of Christmas songs I’d normally feature both O Come, O Come Emmanuel and Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus. Thanks to The Petersens here’s both. Three verses of O Come and what I think is all of Come Thou.

I’ve featured O Come, O Come Emmanuel lots and lots of times as part of Christmas Songs. This recently released version by Sara Groves has a new tune and setting for the lyrics. It’s very tasteful, and singable I think, though fans of the words themselves would probably prefer the old tune, and those who …

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Nathan Clark George provides the final O Come, O Come Emmanuel for this 2018 series. Nathan’s album A Midwinter’s Eve is a fine selection of Advent/Christmas tunes from a variety of backgrounds. Tomorrow we celebrate Jesus’ first coming, everyday we anticipate his second coming and the fulfilment of salvation.