Five Great Christian Songs That Exhibit the True Meaning of Christmas

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With Christmas fast approaching, this means we will be hearing Christmas carols and songs on the radio and at shopping areas all around. Hearing a good Christian Christmas song can help us remember why we celebrate the nativity and what the true meaning of 'Christmas' is. It seems that the words and the music that is played during Christmas time puts us in a mood like no other during the year. Here are five great Christian songs to listen to during this joyous season:

1. O Holy Night - Celine Dion

Sample of Lyrics:

O hear the angel voices
O night divine!
O night when Christ was born
O night divine!
O night, O night divine!

2. The First Noel - Traditional English Carol

Sample of Lyrics:

The first Noel the angel did say
was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay;
in fields where they lay keeping their sheep,
on a cold winter's night that was so deep.

3. Joy To The World - Hillsong

Sample of Lyrics:

Joy to the World , the Lord is come!
Let earth receive her King;
Let every heart prepare Him room,
And Heaven and nature sing,
And Heaven and nature sing,
And Heaven, and Heaven, and nature sing.

4. Silent Night - Jackie Evancho

Sample of Lyrics:

Silent night, holy night
All is calm, all is bright
'round yon virgin, mother and child
Holy infant, so tender and mild
Sleep in heavenly peace
Sleep in heavenly peace

5. O Little Town of Bethlehem - Frank Sinatra

Sample of Lyrics:

O little town of Bethlehem,
how still we see thee lie;
above thy deep and dreamless sleep
the silent stars go by.