Christmas carol lyrics celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.
Although we do not know when Jesus's birth happened, the medieval church fastened upon a pagan holiday in an attempt to transform the hearts of communities worshiping "the old gods", in the old ways.
Children love singing the "Glo-o-o-ria" part of this pretty Christmas carol.
Visit this page to find lead sheets in several keys, a PDF of the lyrics, piano and guitar versions.
This is the story of King Herod's rage descending upon the baby boys of Bethlehem.
It is a sad story, like many in the Bible, but it is a gentle introduction to this part of Jesus' story.
Not originally considered a part of the Christmas story, this song has become so.
Coventry Carol is also known as "Lully, Lullay" and "Lulla, Lullay."
This is the story of the angel Gabriel appearing to the young woman Mary, who would become the mother of the Messiah.
Isaiah 7:14: Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.
This song tells the story of the shepherds who heard the angel's message of Jesus's birth.
The account is told with words directly from scripture, and ends with Mary's thoughts:
"Here asleep the Song of God, and the Son of man... Heav'n and earth within him stand - Alleluia!"
Truly, it is difficult to untangle a Christian message from current Christmas-time festivities, gift-giving, and community goings-on, but a thin thread can often still be seen woven through the densest materialistic cloth.
God is the inventor of beauty and joy! Though an Enemy tries to twist all things away from their true purpose and bend "Good" into "Not Good", God is stronger.
"God's Grandeur" by Gerard Manley Hopkins captures this deep truth:
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There is one God, & there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus! This song is an easy way to learn this verse from I Timothy.
Psalm lyrics Psalm 8:4. This simple, beautiful song & round to the words "I Will Both Lay Me Down in Peace & Sleep" is a comforting Bible verse
Bible teaching songs from the Old Testament that show how God calls and we need to hear. A beautiful vocal.
The Lord is Not Slow to Fulfill His Promise, a song from the Bible about how God wishes all to reach repentance!
Zion song - in the book of Zechariah are beautiful words about how the Lord will bring His people back to Zion. An energetic song!
The bronze serpent story of the Old Testament is a strange subject for a Sunday School song. What does it mean?
Passover music - a description of the Lamb, the offering of the Lord, whose blood would cause the Angel of Death to pass over the Hebrews.
For God so loved the world, He gave His only begotten Son: John 3:16, set to music! One of the prettiest Irish tunes ever, used to set this favorite verse.
Have I Not Commanded You is a verse from the Bible. God encourages Joshua to be strong & faithful. An energetic song for your Sunday school or church.
Bible songs here at "Sing the Bible Story" are both verses from scripture itself, and also accounts or stories from the Bible - all set to music!
A perfect read aloud storybook for little boys or girls.
The Adventures of Tonsta highlight the travels of a very young Christian lad with a good heart, who goes about helping folk in trouble.
With a red cap on his head and a sack of tools slung over his shoulder, Tonsta seems to meet people in distress wherever he goes.
Lots of trolls in this book.