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"Joy to the World" is a popular Christmas carol. The words are by English hymn writer Isaac ... Watts wrote the words of "Joy to the World" as a hymn glorifying Christ's triumphant return at the end of the age, rather than a song celebrating his  ...

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Dec 13, 2010 ... Joy to the World was written in 1719 and based on Psalm 98: ... If you notice the lyrics of the song, Joy to the World, you will see ... He was not thinking of another age of history after the Second Coming when he wrote JTTW.

www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/history-of-hymns-joy-to-the-world

Joy to the world” is perhaps an unlikely popular Christmas hymn. First of all, it is based on a psalm, and, second, it celebrates Christ's second coming much more  ...

www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/joy-to-the-world-a-classic-christmas-hymn-reconsidered

Dec 22, 2014 ... This desire is evident in the way he wrote “Joy to the World.” Watts was inspired to write the timeless tune while meditating on Psalm 98.

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Hoyt Axton wrote this for an animated TV special called The Happy Song that never materialized. Axton, who was a popular country singer-songwriter from ...

www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com/Hymns_and_Carols/joy_to_the_world-1.htm

Joy To The World - The Popular Version of Watts, alt. [this file] .... Handel wrote some of the greatest operatic, choral, and sacred compositions of all time. One of  ...

www.carols.org.uk/a27-joy-to-the-world.htm

... THE WORLD Christmas Carol. Listen and sing along to the words and lyrics of Joy to the World. Learn about who wrote the words and music to Joy to the World.

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... so often we feel anxiety and stress instead. Years ago, Isaac Watts wrote "Joy to the World," the well-loved hymn often sung during this busy Christmas season  ...

www.sermonwriter.com/hymn-stories/joy-to-the-world

Mar 22, 2017 ... One of those hymns was “Joy to the World,” based loosely on Psalm 98, ... Watts wrote some 600 hymns altogether, and is considered to be the ...

www.christianitytoday.com/history/people/poets/isaac-watts.html

"Joy to the world, the Lord is come / Let earth receive her King / Let every heart, ... wrote the famed lexicographer (and Watts's contemporary) Samuel Johnson.