Emmanuel. You are welcome here.
Christ the King. We applaud you here.
Son of God. We adore you this year.
We bow down to you and we proclaim you as the King.
Majesty. We praise your holiness.
Emmanuel. We declare your righteousness.
Holy one. We announce you with reverence.
Emmanuel! Our God with us!
Heavens applaud you and earth will praise you.
For the love you shared and for the blood that was shed.
You are the bright morning star, the risen king who was scarred.
You are the compassionate love of God who was barred, banned and battered.
But through it all you endured to set humanity free.
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Emmanuel, Our God with us!
God I thank you for the greatest gift of all time; Jesus Christ who saves all from all sins. If it were not for Christ, I would have died in my sins. I would have perished with this world. Thank you for Emmanuel who is with us all the time. His presence makes all things better; Sorrow disappears, sadness goes away. Depression cannot stay and there is peace in the midst of all chaos.
Thank you for the gift of life and for your breath in our lungs. Thank you for entrusting us with the precious life you have given us. Many times we take this life for granted but you are gracious and patience with us all. You continue to love and support us in spite of our negligence of life. Thank you God for the ability to function when all things are dysfunctional. Thank you for the broken heart mended, for the sickly body healed and for the downcast spirit lifted.
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