O Come, O Come Emmanuel
O come, Desire of nations, bind
All peoples in one heart and mind;
Bid envy, strife and quarrels cease;
Fill the whole world with heaven’s peace.
In your own words, what does it mean for the whole world to be filled with heaven’s peace?
This episode was recorded by Amanda Meisenheimer, the Minister of Children & Families at The Riverside Church. It was produced by Rev. Jim Keat. Background tracks include Button Mushrooms by Podington Bear.
*Correction: These verses were written by Henry Sloane Coffin. H.S. Coffin was the president of Union Theological Seminary and the uncle of William Sloan Coffin.
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