Joshua Stamper - Come Down Thine Own Secret Stair

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Music by Joshua Stamper
Words inspired 'That Holy Thing' by George MacDonald (1824–1905)

They all were looking for a king
To slay their foes and lift them high;
Thou cam'st, a little baby thing
That made a woman cry.

O Son of Man, to right my lot
Naught but Thy presence can avail;
Yet on the road Thy wheels are not,
Nor on the sea Thy sail!

My how or when Thou wilt not heed,
But come down Thine own secret stair,
That Thou mayst answer all my need--
Yea, every bygone prayer.

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from A Familyre Christmas - Volume 5, released December 17, 2012
Bethany Brooks - voice, piano
Dan Delaney - cello
Amy Christmas Haldeman - clarinet
Jeff Hiatt - double-bass
Brad Hinton - voice, guitar
Barry McCommon - tenor and bass trombones
Joyia Yorgey - flute

recorded and mixed by Joshua Stamper

Great thanks to Spruce Hill Christian Academy for the generous use of their sanctuary.

Also great thanks to Jay Levin, Jeff Hiatt, and Turtle Studios.

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