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more than a story

The meaning of Christmas (John 1)

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More Than a Story

More than a story, more than a play
Much more than history, began on that day
More than a legend, more than a tale
I am among you, alive here to today
Alive here today, alive here today

I hear your thoughts, I know your fears
Listening always to your voice
Walk near you everywhere, waiting for you
I call to you, each day at dawn
Painting my love through the skies
Walk near you everywhere, so near to you
Walk near you everywhere, so near to you
Walk near you everywhere

(I’m here), more than a story, (I’m here) more than a play (I’m here)
Much more than history, (I’m here)  began on that day (I’m here)
More than a legend, (I’m here) more than a tale (I’m here)
I am among you, (I’m here) alive here to today (I’m here, I’m here, I’m here)

hear your thoughts, I know your fears
Listening always to your voice
Walk near you everywhere, waiting for you
I call to you, each day at dawn
Painting my love through the skies
Walk near you everywhere, so near to you
Walk near you everywhere, so near to you
Walk near you everywhere


In the beginning was the One who is called the Word
The Word was with God, and was truly God
From the very beginning the Word was with God
And with this Word God created all things
Nothing was made without the Word
Everything that was created received its life from Him
And His life gave light to everyone
(John 1:1-4 from the Contemporary English Version)

Walk near you everywhere, so near to you
Walk near you everywhere, so near to you
Walk near you everywhere


The light keeps shining in the dark
And the darkness has never put it out
(John 1:5 from the Contemporary English Version)

I am the light of the world
However follows me will never walk in darkness,
But will have the light of life
(John 8:12 from the New International Version)

The Word became a human being and lived here with us
We saw His true glory, the glory of the only Son of the Father
From Him, all the kindness and all the truth of God have come down to us
(John 1:14 from the Contemporary English Version)

Don’t rush away and meet Me here next year
Come turn the page,  don’t leave My story here
I’m so much more, I long to meet with you
I’m everywhere, it breaks My heart
Waiting for you


Music & Lyrics by Neil Haydock & Julie Palmer © 2011 Capernaum Publishing

John 1:1-5 and John 1:14 scripture quotations taken from the Contemporary English Version © 1991, 1992, 1995 by American Bible Society, Used by Permission.

John 8:12 scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved. The "NIV" and "New International Version" trademarks are registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica. Use of either trademark requires the permission of Biblica.



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This music is taken from the prayerscapes album "Into Eternity" featuring "Lord Be My Vision", soundtracks on John 1, Pete Greig from 24/7 prayer.com, and six more tracks for worship, prayer and meditation.

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