Devotionals about Christmas carols


Hark the Herald Angels Sing

Read: John 1:1-14 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace


Silent Night

Read: 1 Timothy 3:14-16 Great . . . we confess, is the mystery of godliness. (v. 16) Of all the Christmas carols ever written, this is one of the best-loved. In the Austrian village


The Holly and the Ivy

Read: Luke 2:22-35 And a sword will pierce through your own soul also. (v. 35) When Joseph and Mary brought Jesus into the temple to fulfill the requirements of the Law,


O Come, All Ye Faithful

Read: Titus 2:11-15 . . . the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ. (v. 13) This Christmas hymn was originally written in Latin (Adeste Fideles) by an English

Christmas carols

God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen

Read: Philippians 4:4-7 The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything. (vv. 5-6) To understand the message of this jaunty old English carol, the most important thing to


Good Christian Friends, Rejoice

Read: 1 Corinthians 15:51-57 O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting? (v. 55) Here is a joyful invitation to celebrate the good news of the Christmas gospel.


Go, Tell It on the Mountain

Read: Isaiah 40:9-11 How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness, who publishes salvation. (Isa.


We Three Kings

Read: Matthew 2:1-12 And they fell down and worshiped him. (v. 11) The first line of this familiar carol makes three claims about the magi, and of the three only one


Let All Mortal Flesh

Read: Isaiah 6:1-6 Let all God’s angels worship him. (Heb. 1:6) With this Christmas hymn we are brought into the worship of the ancient church. “Let All Mortal Flesh” was