Holidays: Top Ten Christmas Carols and Their History


Christmas Carols and Stained GlassFor millennia, people have celebrated the Winter Solstice, and Christians have celebrated the coming of their King by singing Christmas songs. Born on the plains in a stable in Bethlehem, God came down in the most vulnerable form possible: a babe. This was so remarkable and unexpected that God’s own chosen had not grasped it.

Yet God came down and a host of angels with Him, and they appeared to the lowliest, the shepherds alone in the fields. This fact is so unimaginable that since this time songs have been written about the event. And so it has passed down through the generations to sing these Christmas carols.

One of the best things about a month-long build up to Christmas is the festive music and carols. Here is what I think are the top ten Christmas songs of traditional nature starting from number ten:

Christmas Carol History

10– Away in a Manger 

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