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Behold the Star!

A Christmas Journey to the Light of Christ

By Lloyd Larson

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SAB choir and piano (with optional orchestration)
A Christmas Journey to the Light of Christ. Composed by Lloyd Larson. Choral, cantatas. Christmas, Sacred. Choral score. Lorenz Publishing Company #65/2047L. Published by Lorenz Publishing Company (LO.65-2047L).

Item Number: LO.65-2047L

The story of faith is often reflected as a journey from darkness to light. The Old Testament speaks of Israel living in bondage and darkness, awaiting the light of the promised Messiah, and His coming is punctuated by light every step of the way: a bright angelic host proclaiming the news to Judean shepherds keeping watch over their flocks; a shining star inviting Magi from afar to the young Christ-child in an act of worship and praise. The book of John refers to Jesus as the "light of all people" (Jn 1:4). Jesus even referred to Himself as the "light of the world" (Jn 8:12). It is this imagery of light that provides the unifying thread for "Behold the Star!" This extended work for choir, narrators, and congregation is a blend of original and familiar carols. It may be performed in a single worship experience or in smaller segments over the weeks leading to Christmas. "Behold the Star!" is an inspirational reminder that Jesus, the light of the world, has indeed come!

  • Light Of The World 
  • Narration 1 
  • See Amid the Winter’s Snow 
  • The Star Still Shines 
  • Narration 6 
  • O Holy Night 
  • Narration 2 
  • Narration 3 
  • Narration 4 
  • Narration 5 
  • Shepherds, Leave Your Flocks 
  • Behold that Star! 
  • Do Not Be Afraid 
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