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 first
Dec 13, 2010 ... Joy to the World was written in 1719 and based on Psalm 98: ... I've been reading
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It emphasizes instead the reverent but ecstatic joy that Christ's birth brought to
humanity. ... "Joy to the World" is a paraphrase of the last part of Psalm 98: Make
Dec 21, 2012 ... Joy to the World traces the redemption story throughout history, from the promise
in the garden (Genesis 3:15) to Christ's glorious return.
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Our History ... The story of the hymn, Joy to the World, is the story of the author,
Isaac Watts ... Joy to the World is the "imitation" of the last half of Psalm 98.
Aug 8, 2008 ... Back to Christian History & Biography ... "Joy to the world, the Lord is come / Let
earth receive her King / Let every heart, prepare him room ...
History Joy to the World is written by Isaac Watts, and is set to music that is
believed to have originated with George Frederic Handel, though Handel did not
The Scripture-based words of Joy To the World were written by renowned ...
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