What Child is This?!

What Child is this who laid to rest on Mary’s lap is sleeping? Whom Angels greet with anthems sweet, while shepherds watch are keeping? This, this is Christ the King, whom shepherds guard and angels sing; Haste, haste, to bring Him laud, the Babe, the Son of Mary. Today we celebrate the child born toContinue reading “What Child is This?!”

While Shepherds Watched…

While shepherds watched Their flocks by night All seated on the ground The angel of the Lord came down And glory shone around And glory shone around God decided to let the lowly know before the mighty that Good News was just around the corner in the Christmas story. Notice the angel didn’t show upContinue reading “While Shepherds Watched…”

Born is the King

Born unto us this day a Saviour Gifted from heaven to a manger The hope of the world A light for all mankind All of the earth rejoice It’s Christmas time So lift up your voice and sing out His praise, it’s Christmas! Born is the King, rejoice in the day! It’s Christmas! Make a joyful sound,Continue reading “Born is the King”

Sunday Psalm: Prince of Peace

Into the storms of my life You enter with a mighty roar You announce to the heavenlys the Prince of Peace has arrived yet in all Your might You speak with such love and care right when i need You the most The wonder of it all lies not in Your might but in YourContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Prince of Peace”

See Amid the Winter’s Snow

See amid the winter’s snow Born for us on earth below See the tender Lamb appears Promised from eternal years Hail, thou ever-blessed morn Hail, redemption’s happy dawn Sing through all Jerusalem Christ is born in Bethlehem I have two favorite ways I love to experience this carol. The first is to sing it live.Continue reading “See Amid the Winter’s Snow”

grieving through Christmas

I am shockingly breaking with my theme of “Praising Hymn through Christmas Carols of the Ages” today, for I feel lead to share this with you.  May what He has stirred up in my heart touch yours as His love flows through these words. xo Christmas became a hard season for me with the unexpectedContinue reading “grieving through Christmas”

Rejoice & be merry

Rejoice and be merry in songs and in mirth! O praise our Redeemer; all mortals on earth! For this is the birthday of Jesus our King, Who brought us salvation, His praises we’ll sing! With the announcement of the season of Christmas, many of us first think of all the extra tasks or jobs weContinue reading “Rejoice & be merry”

Joy to the World

Joy to the World, the Lord is come! Let earth receive her King; Let every heart prepare Him room, And Heaven and nature sing, And Heaven and nature sing, And Heaven, and Heaven, and nature sing…. the wonders of His love! This season is meant to be a shining beacon of hope to a wearyContinue reading “Joy to the World”

Coventry Carol

Lullay, Thou little tiny Child, By, by, lully, lullay. Lullay, Thou little tiny Child. By, by, lully, lullayb The days in which God determines Jesus was to arrive here on earth were tremulous ones. Great political unrest, overtaxing, long hard days forced to serve ‘landlords’ not of your choosing. Revolution was constantly simmering when itContinue reading “Coventry Carol”

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

God rest ye merry, gentlemen Let nothing you dismay Remember, Christ, our Saviour Was born on Christmas day To save us all from Satan’s power When we were gone astray O tidings of comfort and joy, Comfort and joy O tidings of comfort and joy! We can have rest because Jesus was born. Shocking, isn’tContinue reading “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”