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Christmas Links: Theology of Carols and more

It is December 21st. Four more days to Christmas. Are you ready?

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A Song for Christmas: In the First Light

Merry Christmas!

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Songs of Christmas – Day 24

Merry Christmas Eve everyone. I love Christmas Eve. In our family, we have always gathered on Christmas Eve to eat and exchange gifts and I look forward to doing that again this year at my cousin’s house.  I wish all … Continue reading

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Songs of Christmas – Day 23

I know I’m late posting this, but I had a lot going on yesterday and completely forgot to post this. The song I had picked out was O Holy Night. It was written in French by Placide Cappeau (music by … Continue reading

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Songs of Christmas – Day 22

Today’s song was written by the prolific hymn writer and poet Fanny Crosby.

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Songs of Christmas – Day 21

Today I have a lovely song to share: Sweet Little Jesus Boy. I read this song dates back to the 1930s. 

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Songs of Christmas – Day 18

Today I have another very popular carol, this one from France. Angels We Have Heard on High was a traditional French carol, translated to English by Bishop James Chadwick. Here are the words from the Hymns and Carols website.

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Songs of Christmas – Day 17

Once again I’m just a little bit late posting this. Although we all have favorite carols that most of us know by heart there are apparently many, many more songs that we don’t get exposed to. So today I’ve chosen … Continue reading

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Songs of Christmas – day 16

Today’s song was first published as a poem on Dec. 24, 1816. James Montgomery’s verse was later published in a hymnal. I particularly love verse five. I hope you all enjoy Angels from the Realms of Glory.

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Songs of Christmas – Day 15

Yes, I know my last post was 13. But since yesterday was a crazy day (I hosted a Christmas party last night), I failed to post. So like hotels don’t have 13th floors, I won’t have a song for day … Continue reading

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