The words of the well-known Christmas hymn O Come O Come Emmanuel originated in a 12th century Latin text. It was set to the familiar melody in the 1700’s and ultimately translated to English by John Mason Neale in 1851.
Matt, writing in the Dreaming of Jerusalem web log, offers us a short video featuring some unusual artwork as well as the Mormon Tabernacle Choir singing verses of the hymn that are not normally heard at Christmastime.
Click on the image below to see the video in a Quietube viewing environment.
Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.
—- Isa. 7:14