Category Archives: Christmas

Christmas Carol Considerations – Away in the Manger

Christmas Season lasts until January 6 for the liturgical church. This song is one that I love – and I would sing as a lullaby to my children. Again, thanks to the website Christmas Carol Lyrics, I can provide a … Continue reading

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Christmas Carols Considerations – God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

The first Christmas Carol I’m considering is God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen sung by a traditional choir. Wikipedia contains the history of this song. The first recorded version is found in Three New Christmas Carols, dated … Continue reading

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Christmas Carol Considerations – For Unto Us a Child Is Born – Messiah

For unto Us a Child is Born from Handel’s Messiah For unto us a Child is born (Handel's Messiah) from Jeffrey Stivers on Vimeo. Isaiah 9:6-7 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and … Continue reading

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Christmas Carol Considerations – What Child is This? Mary did you Know?

I have chosen TWO carols for this devotion – because I believe they go hand in hand! There is a lot of music on this blog! What Child is This? 1 What Child is this, who, laid to rest, On … Continue reading

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Christmas Carol Considerations – Angels we have heard on High

Angels we have heard on high, sweetly singing ore the fields “Angels We Have Heard on High” is a Christmas carol of French origin. The song commemorates the story of the birth of Jesus Christ found in the Gospel of … Continue reading

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Christmas Carol Considerations – Hark! the Herald Angels Sing!

Hark! the Herald Angels Sing! Hark! the herald angels sing, “Glory to the newborn King!” Peace on earth, and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled Joyful, all ye nations, rise, Join the triumph of the skies; With th’ angelic host … Continue reading

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Christmas Carol Considerations – the First Noel

The First Noel The First Noel the angel did say Was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay; In fields as they lay, keeping their sheep, On a cold winter’s night that was so deep. Noel, Noel, Noel, … Continue reading

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Christmas Carols Considerations – O Holy Night

Oh Holy Night The history of Oh Holy Night The night of our dear saviours birth! O holy night! The stars are brightly shining It is the night of the dear Savior’s birth! Long lay the world in sin and … Continue reading

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Christmas Carol Considerations – Silent Night

Silent Night The history is simple – the beauty is timeless. Silent Night, Holy Night…. All is calm, all is bright Round yon virgin, Mother and child. Holy Infant so tender and mild. Sleep in heavenly peace, Sleep in heavenly … Continue reading

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Christmas Carol Considerations – It came upon a Midnight Clear

It Came Upon a Midnight clear The birth of Jesus was a miracle. The timing of His birth was a miracle. In fact, His lineage, His protection, His life and His death were all fulfillments of the prophecies. It came … Continue reading

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