The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Four Joyful Hymns for Christmas Tide

William Chatterton Dix

London: G. J. Palmer, 32, Little Queen Street, Lincoln's Inn Field, circa 1865

'Twas much that man was made like God before ;
But, that God should be made like man, much more."
                                                                        Dr. Donne.

I. "The tabernacle of God is with men."
Today Let Heaven And Earth In Prophecy Rejoice
Compare: Let Heaven And Earth Today Rejoice In Prophecy

II. The Word was made Flesh, and dwelt among us."
Begins the Unbeginning, Good News To-Day Is Heard
Compare: Of the Maid in Bethlehem

III. "Emmanuel, God with us."
Joy Fills Our Inmost Hearts Today, The Royal Child Is Born!

IV. "Tomorrow ye shall have Help, saith the Lord God of Hosts."
The Manger Throne
First Line: Like Silver Lamps In A Distant Shrine

Editor's Note.

In addition to the hymns linked above, Mr. Dix was the author of numerous other notable hymns and carols including these two for the Christmas-tide:

For additional details about Dix together with links to additional hymns and carols, see: William Chatterton Dix.

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