Joy to the World: The Stories Behind Your Favorite Christmas Carols

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This collection of carol stories will add special meaning to each Christmas season. Perfect for personal or family Advent devotions.
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Southern California Christian Times
. . . absolutely perfect for family or small-group devotions.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780825434310
  • Publisher: Kregel Publications
  • Publication date: 9/28/1999
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 5.82 (w) x 8.46 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Kenneth W. Osbeck (MA, University of Michigan) taught for thirty-five years, first at Grand Rapids School of the Bible and Music, and then at Grand Rapids Baptist College and Seminary. He also served as music director for Children’s Bible Hour, Radio Bible Class, and several churches. He is the author of several books, including the best-selling Amazing Grace: 366 Inspiring Hymn Stories for Daily Devotions; 101 Hymn Stories; Hallelujah, What a Savior!; 25 Most Treasured Gospel Hymn Stories; and Joy to the World.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 5
1. Angels from the Realms of Glory 7
2. Angels We Have Heard on High 11
3. Away in a Manger 15
4. Go, Tell It on the Mountain 19
5. Good Christian Men, Rejoice 23
6. Hark! the Herald Angels Sing 27
7. I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day 31
8. It Came upon the Midnight Clear 35
9. Joy to the World! 39
10. Lo! How a Rose E'er Blooming 43
11. O Come, All Ye Faithful 47
12. O Come, Little Children 51
13. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel 55
14. O Holy Night! 59
15. O Little Town of Bethlethem 65
16. Once in Royal David's City 69
17. Ring the Bells 73
18. Silent Night! Holy Night! 79
19. The First Noel 83
20. There's a Song in the Air 87
21. Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne 91
22. We Three Kings of Orient Are 95
23. What Child Is This? 99
24. While by Our Sheep 103
25. While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks 107
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