Hymn, ‘Joy to the World’

By reader request, here’s Joy to the World, with printed lyrics.

Did you know those lyrics were by Isaac Watts, early in the 19th century? I didn’t know that.

I remember we always used to sing this in Spanish class, to Spanish lyrics, back when public schools allowed the celebration of Christmas: Paz en el mundo, pax y amor…

The times are evil, O Lord: but Christ is come into the world, to cast out the prince of this world.

Move us to sing louder!

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I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

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