Posted in Advent Meditations, God thru the Arts, The Joyful Sound

Lessons and Carols 2016

For those of you who may not be able to attend a Christmas Eve Service, this blog post is especially for you. These are just a few of my favorite carols and performances that herald the coming of God’s only son Jesus Christ into the world.

There is something for everyone. I hope you enjoy:)

O Come O Come Emmanuel (The Piano Guys)


First Lesson: Luke 1: 26-38

Be Hold I Bring You Glad Tidings (Gibbons: The Choir of Manchester Cathedral)

Second Lesson: Luke 2: 1-7

Down in Yon Forest (Joan Baez)

Third Lesson: Luke 2: 8-14

Riu Riu Chiu (Spanish Carol)

Forth Lesson: Luke 2: 15-19

Once In Royal David’s City (Kings College Choir)

Fifth Lesson: Matthew 2: 1-11

Wexford Carol (Allison Kraus and Yo Yo Ma)

Sixth Lesson: John 1: 1-14

Silent Night (3 Tenors)

May your Christmas be filled with joy and giving.

Little Drummer Boy (Alex Boye and the Genesis Choir)

Merry Christmas from

God thru the Arts:))




I am a Christian Author, Arts Teacher, Public Speaker and Musician. My mission is to share the power of arts to the greater Christian community. My books, "My Dancing Day: Reflections of the Incarnation in Art and Music" and "The Joyful Sound, Reflections on the Life of Christ in Art and Music" can be found on Amazon or in My Createspace estore:

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