Carols and Lessons

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What would Christmas be without carols to sing? Yet how often do we think about the familiar words we are singing?

In these devotionals, David Bast tells the stories behind many of our most beloved Christmas carols and links them with appropriate scripture lessons (readings) to illuminate the messages they have for us today. In this advent season, as you prepare for Christmas, we encourage you to read, sing, and reflect on these carols and their lessons.

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About the Author

Rev. Dave Bast retired as the President and Broadcast Minister of Words of Hope in January 2017, after 23 years with the ministry. Prior to his ministry and work at Words of Hope, Dave served as a pastor for 18 years in congregations in the Reformed Church in America. He is the author of several devotional books. A graduate of Hope College and Western Theological Seminary, he has also studied at both the Fuller and Calvin seminaries. Dave and his wife, Betty Jo, have four children and four grandchildren. Dave enjoys reading, growing tomatoes, and avidly follows the Detroit Tigers.