We Three Kings of Orient Are

Song lyrics to the classic Christmas carol We Three Kings of Orient Are, written by john H. Hopkins, Jr. in 1857 We three kings of Orient are Bearing gifts we traverse afar. Field and fountain, moor and mountain, Following yonder star. Chorus O star of wonder, star of night, Star with royal beauty bright, Westward … Continue reading We Three Kings of Orient Are

Christians, Awake, Salute the Happy Morn

Song lyrics to Christians, Awake, Salute the Happy Morn, a traditional Christmas carol, written by: John Byron, music by: J. Wainwright Christians, awake, salute the happy morn Whereon the Savior of the world was born Rise to adore the mystery of love Which hosts of angels chanted from above With them the joyful tidings first … Continue reading Christians, Awake, Salute the Happy Morn

Away in a manger

Song lyrics to Away in a Manger, author unknown.  Some sourc­es inaccurately show the au­thor as Mar­tin Lu­ther; this is based on the ti­tle ‘Lu­ther’s Cra­dle Hymn,’ giv­en to these words by the com­pos­er, James Mur­ray, in his Dainty Songs for Lit­tle Lads and Lass­es (Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio: The John Church Co., 1887). Verse 3 is … Continue reading Away in a manger

Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow (There’s a Star in the East)

Lyrics to ‘Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow (There’s a Star in the East)’, a Christmas song 1. There’s a star in the East on Christmas morn, rise up, shepherd, and follow; it will lead to the place where Christ was born; rise up, shepherd, and follow. Refrain: Follow, follow, rise up, shepherd, and follow, follow … Continue reading Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow (There’s a Star in the East)

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen was first published in 1833 when it appeared in “Christmas Carols Ancient and Modern,” a collection of seasonal carols gathered by William B. Sandys. The lyrics of God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen are traditional olde English and are reputed to date back to the 15th century  God rest ye merry, … Continue reading God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

I heard the bells on Christmas day

The famous poem, ‘I heard the bells on Christmas day’ by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day - Casting Crowns ringtone) I heard the bells on Christmas day Their old familiar carols play And mild and sweet the words repeat, Of peace on earth, good will to men. I thought how … Continue reading I heard the bells on Christmas day