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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joy_to_the_World

"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  ...

agodlyheritage.org/story-behind-the-song-joy-to-the-world

Dec 13, 2010 ... Joy to the World was written in 1719 and based on Psalm 98: ... arranged this song into a melody many believe to have been written by Handel.

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

Joy to the world” is perhaps an unlikely popular Christmas hymn. ... set to musical fragments composed in England, and pieced together across the Atlantic in the ...

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

The words and lyrics of the old Christmas carol 'Joy to the World' were written in 1719 by Isaac Watts (1674-1748). Joy to the World is a popular Christmas carol ...

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.

www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=2233

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. .... but various factors very strongly tempt one to believe that Mason actually composed the 1824 melody.

library.timelesstruths.org/music/Joy_to_the_World

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

billygraham.org/story/more-to-the-music-joy-to-the-world

Dec 17, 2014 ... "Joy to the World" is a Christmas classic, but are we applying its joyful lyrics to our lives? ... “Joy to the World” is not about Christ's birth, but rather His return. ... George Frideric Handel composed the music for “Joy to the World,” ...

www.americanmusicpreservation.com/joytotheworldmason.htm

"Joy to the World" is the earliest New England Christmas carol still popular today. ... "Joy to the World" (tune name: ANTIOCH) was written by Lowell Mason to ...