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"Joy to the World" is a popular Christmas carol. The words are by English hymn writer Isaac .... "Death to the World" was included in the 2006 album of parody carols An Even Scarier Solstice by the H. P. Lovecraft Historical Society.

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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.crossway.org/articles/a-brief-history-of-joy-to-the-world

Dec 21, 2015 ... An Accidental Classic Did you know that “Joy to the World” was not written as a Christmas carol? In its original form, it had nothing to do with ...

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Dec 13, 2010 ... I've been reading up on the history behind various Christmas songs and .... I'd never thought of “Joy To The World” as being about the Second ...

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

Dec 22, 2014 ... Isaac Watts was arguably the most prolific hymn writer of his day. He is known for writing such timeless hymns as “Behold the Glories of the ...

www.ligonier.org/blog/christmas-carols-joy-world

Dec 21, 2012 ... The popular carol Joy to the World was penned by Isaac Watts in his ... Joy to the World traces the redemption story throughout history, from the ...

www.cbn.com/spirituallife/devotions/joy_world.aspx

By Kenneth W. Osbeck Guest Writer Although it was originally a song of rejoicing for Jehovah's protection of His chosen people and the anticipation of the time ...

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Joy To The World - The Popular Version of Watts, alt. ... be made as to which of these two great hymnists has made the larger historical contribution, the decision  ...

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Hymn Stories - Joy to the World by Robert D Kalis, Christmas Hymn Stories from Joy Bringer Ministries. ... Our History · What We ... The story of the hymn, Joy to the World, is the story of the author, Isaac Watts (1675-1748), who is universally ...