Joy To The World is probably one of the best known Christmas Carols. It was written in 1719 and based upon Psalm 98, “Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all the earth…” In 1839 Lowell Mason adapted and arranged the music into a tune that many believe originated from Handel.
But did you know that when Isaac Watts penned the words, he did not write it as a Christmas song? Click here for the rest of the story.
And enjoy this video of Chris Tomlin and the Watoto Children’s Choir.