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I am putting up my first lor display in 2010, but i want a beautiful song to remind people why we celebrate Christmas. i have all the elements planned for the song, but no song. Please help

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I am putting up my first lor display in 2010, but i want a beautiful song to remind people why we celebrate Christmas. i have all the elements planned for the song, but no song. Please help

This year, I used "Many Christmases Ago" by Marty Robbins, "Here Was A Man" by Johnny Cash,

"Emmanuel" by Michael W. Smith and "Light of the Stable" by Selah.

I will post videos of these as soon as I figure out the software.

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"Emmanuel" by Michael W. Smith.

Is this the duet with Amy Grant?

I just can't believe i missed the religious song for my show. While choosing between TSO songs my 4 year old son reminded me that "You can spell Christmas without the cross"...he is just learning his letters and the letter "t" is a cross to him

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I'm planning to do this one next year. I think It's exactly what your looking for and you can purchase the .mp3 from iTunes.

Enjoy,

Pat

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I used "Let There Be Light" by Point of Grace. It's a fun song to sequence, and it's a nice Christian song.

You might want to check out "Go Fish". They're Christian, and their music is very upbeat and fun.

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Here are a few that you might want to consider:

-Angels We Have Heard on High by the Brian-Setzer Orchestra

-Happy Birthday Jesus - Mike Douglas

-Glory, Glory - Gary Bonner Singers

-Gloria, Hallelujah - Gary Bonner Singers

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Is this the duet with Amy Grant?

I just can't believe i missed the religious song for my show. While choosing between TSO songs my 4 year old son reminded me that "You can spell Christmas without the cross"...he is just learning his letters and the letter "t" is a cross to him

No, but Amy Grant does a cover. Daniel (of everything Daniel) did the song and I lovingly "ripped" it from him.

Here is a video of Marty Robbin's "Many Christmases Ago" http://www.vimeo.com/8504006

Others are up there too from last year (MWS's Emmanuel and Selah's Light of the Stable)

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I used Manheim Steamroller's Stille Nacht (Silent Night) and then used the Linus Christmas Story edited across the song. I posted this in another post earlier this year and lots of people asked for it so feel free to look at my web-site in my 2008 videos or on this link.

I used it this year as well but didn't change it much so I didn't repost a video of 2009.

http://www.christmasoncrystalsprings.com/2008_Videos.php

I can send MP3 and LOR Sequence as well if you email or PM me.

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I have Mannheim's Emmanuel (Vini Vini) and Stile Nacht as well as the techno version of Amazing Grace. I'd be happy to share the sequences though you may have to adjust them, I run 40 channels. The videos are here:

http://www.youtube.com/user/zstoltenberg#p/a/u/2/KgeTtH2l8AY

http://www.youtube.com/user/zstoltenberg#p/a/u/1/wplrQvxsk0w

http://www.youtube.com/user/zstoltenberg#p/a/u/0/CrfwojsfUD8

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I use a narration of the Christmas story from Luke with music in the background and the show focus is on the nativity scene. There are several places to find this. Audio bibles, record it yourself, KLOVE radio station had a version on their Christmas album a few years ago. Others use Linus's "What Christmas is All About". Many of the traditional Christmas songs do a great job of presenting the gospel message too, just find a version you like. I follow up the Christmas story with "Silent Night".

Brian

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I'm doing this one for 2010:

Mary's Boy Child - Bobby Farrell, Sandy Cambers - Album: Boney M remix 2005

Amazon didn't have it but eMusic does.

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I used Manheim Steamroller's Stille Nacht (Silent Night) and then used the Linus Christmas Story edited across the song. I posted this in another post earlier this year and lots of people asked for it so feel free to look at my web-site in my 2008 videos or on this link.

I used it this year as well but didn't change it much so I didn't repost a video of 2009.

http://www.christmasoncrystalsprings.com/2008_Videos.php

I can send MP3 and LOR Sequence as well if you email or PM me.

Just went to check out your vid, especially the one about Linus and Silent Night, but the ONLY video that displays and shows up is the Boogie Woogie Choo Choo vid at the bottom of the page, all the rest are blank, empty squares {placeholders} where a video should be.

So I tried refreshing the page, no go, same thing. So can't see those vids from the page from your link above. I also tried clicking on the blank squares, nothing, the icon/cursor didn't change to show it was a clickable item. May want to check into this and see why there is only one video, the very last one, is the only one showing up and viewable/clickable.

Also double-clicking on the blank squares per your instructions at the top of the page, no go, they do not become visible or accessible that way either.

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I like "Jesus' Birthday" by Bob rivers.

I have that song on CD by Bob Rivers too. I think if I recall, it's his "Twisted Christmas" CD. and there are some other, how shall I put it:confused:, interesting songs on that CD too.:giggle:

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Just went to check out your vid, especially the one about Linus and Silent Night, but the ONLY video that displays and shows up is the Boogie Woogie Choo Choo vid at the bottom of the page, all the rest are blank, empty squares {placeholders} where a video should be.

So I tried refreshing the page, no go, same thing. So can't see those vids from the page from your link above. I also tried clicking on the blank squares, nothing, the icon/cursor didn't change to show it was a clickable item. May want to check into this and see why there is only one video, the very last one, is the only one showing up and viewable/clickable.

Also double-clicking on the blank squares per your instructions at the top of the page, no go, they do not become visible or accessible that way either.

Sorry, I'll check out the web-site maybe 2008 got messed up when I created 2009. Here's the youtube link.

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Sorry, I'll check out the web-site maybe 2008 got messed up when I created 2009. Here's the youtube link.

I can relate to that, when I update my websites sometimes I'll add in something and inadvertantly take something else out and not realize it until I post a webpage link and someone tells me they couldn't access it for some reason. I guess that's one of the reasons I always double check my links after I've done some work on my site, I've done this quite a few times. Not a big deal to me, but just thought you'd want to know so it could be fixed. Sometimes we just do things and don't realize it affects something else in the process.

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Sorry, I'll check out the web-site maybe 2008 got messed up when I created 2009. Here's the youtube link.

BTW: thanks for the link. Very nicely done.

I was very interrested to see how you worked Linus' speech into the song. Gives me an idea on using it (Linus' speech that I'll modify) with a few songs I have to see how they'll work out together.;)

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I used "Let There Be Light" by Point of Grace. It's a fun song to sequence, and it's a nice Christian song.

You might want to check out "Go Fish". They're Christian, and their music is very upbeat and fun.

I do agree with Luke. This is my first year doing LOR but I plan on using Let There Be Light also. Go Fish has I believe a whole album on Christmas songs, and they're Christian too. It goes perfectly together! I'll probably end up using Christmas with a Capitol "C" for my 2010 display, after I make a few edits.

Hope this helps.

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I like "Jesus' Birthday" by Bob rivers.

I used that this year!!!

I also love and used last year Go Tell It On The Mountain by the Oak Ridge Boys. Proved pretty popular and will be using it again next year.

Excuse the poor quality of the video....

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Christmas with a Capital C by Go Fish, its available on itunes. Its great for lights and for sure gets the message across why we celebrate this holiday. I will be using it for sure, as will many others.

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I know this is an old thread, but the song "Wise Men Still Seek Him" most differently tells why men ought to come to Christ.

In this generation there are not as many "Wise Men" as there was say even 40 years ago that "That follow the light that leads them to Jesus".

Ben & Eddy sing in a song "Is your heart a manger is there any room for Him? Is your heart a manger does it cradle the babe of Bethlehem ? If He came today would you let him in? Like a modern day Wise Man would you follow the light that leads you to Jesus?" Would the gift that you bring Him be the rest of your life? Would you bow down before Him and worship Him as your King?

Good questions.

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