Musings From A Musical Mind

Crying For A Christmas

One year ago I found this song on Pandora Radio – but there was no video on youtube so I only posted the lyrics in a blog article.  This year I decided to make a video so there would be both for you to enjoy – it’s one of the best Christmas songs I have ever heard.  And so, borrowed from my favorite Christmas music library – and my account on youtube – here is ‘Crying for a Christmas’ by Scott Krippayne

These are the lives of the rearranged
Scattered souls who’ve been displaced
Nowhere else to turn
Like Bethlehem we have packed the place
Human need fills every space
No room at the inn

Still God found a corner,
Made a bed down in the hay
Could he reappear, make his advent here
Will he still draw near today?

My world is crying,
Crying for a Christmas
Some way to know for sure —
That our God is with us
We could all use a sign
A little glimpse of divine
For a world that still cries for Christmas

Feeding trough on a dirty floor
Unimpressive welcome for
God’s Almighty Son
Are we as blind to incarnation
Daily proof of our salvation
Love’s already come

We are not abandoned,
All alone in our despair
He who once came down, he can still be found
Every when and everywhere

My world is crying,
Crying for a Christmas
Some way to know for sure —
That our God is with us
Once a baby so small
Grew to die for us all
For a world that still cries for Christmas.

Jesus you are here, Jesus you are now
Jesus you are here, Jesus you are now

My world is crying,
Crying for a Christmas
Some way to know for sure —
That our God is with us
We can all be the sign
That his love is alive
For a world that still cries for Christmas

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Comments on: "Crying For A Christmas" (5)

  1. Thank you for posting this beautiful song. It made me think of Mary, the mother of Jesus. What did she think while giving birth in a stable, on hay, all alone except for her faithful husband. Did she think God had forgotten her and her special son? Sweet little Mary and brave Joseph, the couple chosen to care for Jesus. Eight days after Jesus’ birth, the priest Simeon predicted Mary’s future, the sword that would pierce her own soul, the crucifixion. She was “highly favored by God”. Sometimes favor looks like anything but. Blessings to you…

  2. You find some great things to introduce me to, Cindy!

  3. […] Crying For A Christmas (via Cindy Holman’s Blog) One year ago I found this song on Pandora Radio – but there was no video on youtube so I only posted the lyrics in a blog article.  This year I decided to make a video so there would be both for you to enjoy – it's one of the best Christmas songs I have ever heard.  And so, borrowed from my favorite Christmas music library – and my account on youtube – here is 'Crying for a Christmas' by Scott Krippayne

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