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ADVENT 1 | Essentials: Hope, Peace, Joy, Love, Immanuel, Epiphany
Speaker: Mark Rupp
Texts: Jeremiah 33:14-16; Luke 21:25-36
Sing a Song of Hope Once More
Some birds sing when the sun shines bright
Our praise is not for them
But the ones who sing in the dead of night,
We raise our cups to them...
Some flowers bloom where the green grass grows,
Our praise is not for them.
But the ones who bloom in the bitter snow,
We raise our cups to them.
These are lyrics from the final number of the musical Hadestown, which my husband and I had the opportunity to see a few weeks ago. The show is a modernized retelling of the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Instead of...