Saturday, December 24, 2016

Good Tidings with Great JOY!!!

Joy to the World, the Lord is Come
by Isaac Watts, 1674-1748

Joy to the world, the Lord is come!
Let earth receive her King;
Let every heart prepare Him room
And heaven and nature sing.

Joy to the earth, the Savior reigns!
Let men their songs employ,
While fields and floods, rocks, hills, and plains
Repeat the sounding joy.

No more let sins and sorrows grow
Nor thorns infest the ground;
He comes to make His blessings flow
Far as the curse is found.

He rules the world with truth and grace
And makes the nations prove
The glories of His righteousness
And wonders of His love.

 John 1:14
And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.


  1. Such a lovely hymn. The Cornish Methodists sing the chorus (last line) at least three times.

    1. Merry Christmas, Barbara! I love how the story unfolds and yes, singing the chorus at least three times is wonderful!!!

  2. Thank you for a wonderful Christmas post! And thank you for serving the Christian fiction community year 'round!
    Have a wonderful new year of blessings!

    1. Merry Christmas, Debra! It's my pleasure to help promote good books. I wish you a happy and blessed 2017. :)

  3. Beautiful Christmas song. God came down to earth, became flesh, to save us all.

    Merry Christmas to you and yours and have a great 2017 ~ FlowerLady

    1. Merry Christmas, Rainey!!! Christmas points to the Cross of Christ and his sacrifice. Praise God from whom all blessings flow! Much love to you in 2017. I hope I will correspond regularly. :-)

  4. How Beautiful!
    Merry Christmas to you and your family.

    God bless you~~

    1. Merry Christmas, Debbie! You bless me, my friend. Always. Love to you and many blessings in 2017. :)


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