Christmas Carols

Hark The Herald Angels Sing Lyrics and Story (Composer Charles Wesley in 1735)

Who Wrote Hark The Herald Angels Sing? Charles Wesley Speaking of the angels and their song makes us think of Charles Wesley‘s hymn for Christmas day. He wrote it in 1735 and revised it in 1743. It has found its way into many hymnals and has been so inseparably associated with Mendelssohn’s melody which bears …

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O Little Town Of Bethlehem Lyrics and Story (Composer: Phillips Brooks)

Who Wrote O Little Town of Bethlehem? Phillips Brooks The eminent Episcopalian, Phillips Brooks, has made a valuable addition to our collection of Christmas hymns in his O Little Town of Bethlehem. The hymn was written in 1868. It is both a tribute and a prayer. Its poetical merit and devotional character make it worthy …

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Silent Night – Stille Nacht Lyrics and Story (Composer Joseph Mohr in 1818)

Who Wrote Silent Night? The Christmas hymns are almost without number, and our readers may add indefinitely. We must, however, tell the story of one other hymn of which many have precious memories of singing it in a darkened church or home while watching the lighting of the Christmas tree, which found its present beautiful …

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Oh Come Oh Come Emmanuel (The Cadet Sisters, 3ABN Christian Music Video)

History of Oh Come Oh Come Emmanuel Hymn Oh Come Emmanuel is an English translation of the original Latin song, “Veni, Veni, Emmanuel”. The most prominent English translation was in the 1860s. It is a Christian song for the Advent.    The 1861 translation by John Mason Neale in Hymns Ancient and Modern is the …

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