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)

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

Silent Night

Song lyrics to Silent Night — known as the world’s best-loved Christmas Carol.  The lyrics to "Silent Night" were written by Fr. Joseph Mohr in 1816, and the music was added by Franz Gruber in 1818.  Legend has it that on Christmas Eve, 1914, the English soldiers witnessed the German soldiers singing "Stille Nacht, Heilige … Continue reading Silent Night

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel song lyrics Song lyrics to 'O Come, O Come, Emmanuel' - one of my favorite Christmas carols O come, O come, Emmanuel, And ransom captive Israel, That mourns in lonely exile here Until the Son of God appear. Rejoice, rejoice! Emmanuel Shall come to thee, O Israel. O come, O … Continue reading O Come, O Come, Emmanuel