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 a very satisfying piano arrangement.
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.
A very lovely minor melody.
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!"
The prophecy about where the Messiah would be born.
A good Bible verse to know... this song will help those who wish to memorize it.
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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Seek the Lord and his strength is a quiet song about seeking God's presence. In times of sorrow, and of fear... seek Him when the soul needs peace.
All of Us Like Sheep Have Gone Astray - these are the words of Isaiah 53:6, describing how God laid the sins of us all on the Messiah. A musical setting.
The "Kinsman Redeemer" song describes the Messiah who came not just as the Son of God, but as man, our "kinsman," like Boaz in the story of Ruth.
Extra-terrestrial origin: that is where God's message comes from! A fresh perspective and song for Sunday School kids, with free sheet music.
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee are the hymn words set to Beethoven's Ode to Joy music. Find two lovely & energetic new arrangements here, in 3 keys!
Just As I Am is an old but beautiful hymn. Get a lovely arrangement for piano here to download.
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!
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.