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The Good News: Christ is Risen, As He Said

Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven … 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 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 13

God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen. God Rest You, Merry Gentlemen? Apparently, there is a a lot of misunderstanding about this extremely popular English carol and that has everything to do with a comma.

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Songs of Christmas – Day 12

I’m so sorry this is late. I have been running ragged this week between work, dancing and preparing to throw a Christmas party. Today’s (yesterday’s?) song is Hark the Herald Angels Sing. This staple of Christmas music is another of … Continue reading

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Songs of Christmas – Day 11

Today’s song is a return to the traditional.  What Child is This was written by William Chatterton Dix in 1865 and set to a English melody called Greensleeves, which dates back to the 16th century.

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Songs of Christmas – Day 3

It’s a Monday, and as trying as Mondays are, there is so much reason for rejoicing. For that reason alone I’ve selected Joy to the World for today’s song. English hymn writer Isaac Watts penned this hymn based on Psalm 98 … Continue reading

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