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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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!
He has delivered us from the domain of darkness, Colossians 1:13. A somber piece of Sunday school or church music to celebrate this significant truth.
Rejoice not over me, O my enemy - When I fall, I shall rise! A Bible verse set to music.
I'll Fly Away chords & lyrics & piano sheet music. You have never heard this satisfying arrangement before - very pretty and full of energy!
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not unto your own understanding, Proverbs 3:5 in a happy-sounding song! Get the sheet music in two keys.
Christmas memory verse song: In Micah 5:2 is the prophecy telling us where the Messiah (Christ) would be born. A beautiful new song helps us memorize this verse.
You Will Not Abandon My Soul to Sheol is a song about God's promise in Psalm 16:10 not only to his Son, the Messiah, but to us who believe in Him.
Extra-terrestrial origin: that is where God's message comes from! A fresh perspective for Sunday School kids, and a song that expresses it!
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.