Preacher: Michael Walther
Text & Notes: Our Midweek Advent Services this year will be based on the hymn "O Come, O Come Immanuel." This hymn is a translation of a much older Latin hymn (8th-12th centuries) of unknown origin. The writer of the hymn started with Isaiah 7.14, the promise of Immanuel, and then looked to other titles of the Messiah based on other prophecies. In Isaiah 11.2 we are told that the "Spirit of Wisdom will rest upon Him," hence the stanza... "O come Thou Wisdom from on high..."