Expository Songs

Gentle Mary laid her child (Luke 2:1-14)
Written by Joseph S. Cook
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Luke 2:1-14)
Written by Charles Wesley
Lyrics | Sheet Music

It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (Luke 2:1-14)
Written by Edmund H. Sears
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube

A Great and Mighty Wonder (Luke 2:1-20)
Written by Germanus, John Mason Neale
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Once in Royal David’s City (Luke 2:4-7)
Written by Cecil Frances Alexander
Lyrics | Sheet Music

The First Nowell (Luke 2:4-15)
Written by Anonymous
Lyrics | Sheet Music

A King in a Cattle Trough (Luke 2:7)
Written by Michael Card | Popularized by Michael Card
Lyrics | YouTube

Dear Little Stranger (Luke 2:7)
Written by Charles Gabriel
Lyrics | Sheet Music

No Room at the Inn (Luke 2:7)
Popularized by Mahalia Jackson
Lyrics | YouTube

Glory to God in the Highest (Luke 2:8-14)
Written by Barney Warren
Lyrics | Sheet Music

While humble shepherds watched their flocks (Luke 2:8-15)
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Glorious Light (Luke 2:8-16)
Written by Keith Getty, Kristyn Getty, Ian Hannah | Popularized by Keith and Kristyn Getty
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube

Shepherd’s Watch (Luke 2:8-16)
Written by Michael Card, Scott Brasher | Popularized by Michael Card
Lyrics | YouTube

Advent Carol (Luke 2:8-17)
Popularized by Aaron Shust
Lyrics | YouTube

While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (Luke 2:8-18)
Written by Nahum Tate, George Frederick Handel
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube

Angels We Have Heard on High (Luke 2:8-20)
Written by James Chadwick
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Angels, from the Realms of Glory (Luke 2:8-20)
Written by James Mongtomery
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Go, Tell It on the Mountain (Luke 2:8-20)
Written by John W. Work
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Luke 2:8-20)
Written by Charles Wesley
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Holy night! peaceful night! (Luke 2:8)
Written by Jane Montgomery Campbell, Joseph Mohr
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Infant Holy, Infant Lowly (Luke 2:8)
Written by Edith M. G. Reed
Lyrics | Sheet Music

To Shepherds as They Watched by Night (Luke 2:10-11)
Written by Richard Massie, Martin Luther
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Do Not Be Afraid (Luke 2:10)
Popularized by Carolyn Arends
Lyrics | YouTube

Hark! what celestial sounds (Luke 2:10)
Written by L.V. Wheeler
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Glory to God in the Highest (Luke 2:13-14)
Written by Samuel Medley
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Glory to God in the Highest (Luke 2:13-14)
Written by Thomas MacKellar
Lyrics | Sheet Music

The Song Of The Angels (Luke 2:13-14)
Written by Fanny Crosby
Lyrics | Sheet Music

While Shepherds Watched their Flocks (Luke 2:13-14)
Written by J. C. Fisher
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Angels rejoiced and sweetly sung (Luke 2:13)
Written by William Hurn
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Glory to God in the Highest (Luke 2:13)
Written by Fanny Crosby, Joanne Barrett, Ron Long
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Glory to God in the Highest (Luke 2:14)
Popularized by Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir
YouTube

Glory, Glory to God in the highest (Luke 2:14)
Lyrics | Sheet Music

How Great Our Joy! (Luke 2:14)
Written by Theodore Baker
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Praise For the Incarnation (Luke 2:14)
Written by John Newton | Popularized by Olney Hymns (1783)
Lyrics

Wake, O my soul, and hail the morn (Luke 2:14)
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Born in Bethlehem (Luke 2:16)
Popularized by Third Day
Lyrics | YouTube

Didst thou, O Savior! condescend (Luke 2:21)
Lyrics

Go in Peace (Luke 2:25-32)
Written by John Michael Talbot | Popularized by John Michael Talbot
Lyrics | YouTube

Now That I’ve Held Him In My Arms (Simeon’s Song) (Luke 2:25-35)
Written by Michael Card | Popularized by Michael Card
Lyrics | YouTube

Simeon (Luke 2:25-35)
Popularized by The Crabb Family
YouTube

Lord, at thy temple we appear (Luke 2:27-32)
Written by Isaac Watts
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Benediction Hymn (Luke 2:28-32)
Lyrics

Now Have Our Hearts Embraced Our God (Luke 2:28)
Written by Isaac Watts
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Light of the Gentile world! (Luke 2:29-30)
Written by Johann Franck, Catherine Winkworth
Lyrics | Sheet Music

The Song of Simeon (Luke 2:29-30)
Lyrics

The Song of Simeon (Luke 2:29-31)
Written by John Barnard
Lyrics

Now, Lord! according to thy word (Luke 2:29-32)
Lyrics

Tis enough—the hour is come (Luke 2:29)
Written by James Merrick
Lyrics

Lord, Now Let Your Servant (Luke 2:32)
Written by James Seddon
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Within the Father’s House (Luke 2:41-52)
Written by James R. Woodford
Lyrics | Sheet Music

The Voice Of The Child (Luke 2:42-52)
Written by Michael Card | Popularized by Michael Card
Lyrics | YouTube

When Jesus in the temple stayed (Luke 2:42-52)
Lyrics

O Master Workman of the Race (Luke 2:49)
Written by Jay T. Stocking
Lyrics | Sheet Music

In stature grows the Heavenly Child (Luke 2:51)
Written by Santolius Victorinus, John Chandler
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Messiahmas Carol (Luke 2)
Written by Stuart Dauermann, Steffi Rubin | Popularized by Liberated Wailing Wall
Lyrics | Amazon

Other References

From heaven high I come to you (Luke 2:1-14)
Written by Martin Luther, Catherine Winkworth
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Praise God the Lord, Ye Sons of Men (Luke 2:1-14)
Written by August Crull, Nikolaus Herman
Lyrics | Sheet Music

From Heaven High I Come to Earth (Luke 2:1-20)
Written by Martin Luther, Roland H. Bainton
Lyrics | Sheet Music

O Come, Little Children (Luke 2:1-20)
Written by Christoph von Schmid, Edward C. Currie
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Between Twelve and Thirty-Three (Luke 2:3-7)
Written by Rusty Golden, Jerry Salley, Jim McBride | Popularized by The McKameys
YouTube

O Little Town of Bethlehem (Luke 2:4-14)
Written by Phillips Brooks
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Joy Has Dawned (Luke 2:5-9)
Written by Keith Getty, Stuart Townend | Popularized by Keith and Kristyn Getty
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube

Silent Night (Luke 2:5-20)
Written by Joseph Mohr, John Freeman Young
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube

From the Squalor of a Borrowed Stable (Immanuel) (Luke 2:7-13)
Written by Stuart Townend | Popularized by Stuart Townend
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube | Amazon

A Gift in a Manger (Luke 2:7)
Written by Kyla Rowland | Popularized by Kyla Rowland and Deliverance

A Way in a Manger (Luke 2:7)
Written by Ray Vaughn | Popularized by The Inspirations
YouTube

Away in a Manger (Luke 2:7)
Written by Anonymous
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube

From the Manger to the Cross (Luke 2:7)
Written by Gurn | Popularized by Blue Ridge Quartet

Fullness of Grace (Luke 2:7)
Written by Keith Getty, Kristyn Getty, Stuart Townend | Popularized by Keith and Kristyn Getty
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube

Gentle Mary Laid Her Child (Luke 2:7)
Written by Joseph Simpson Cook
Lyrics | Sheet Music

His Father’s Eyes (Luke 2:7)
Written by Carolyn Bradford-Lane | Popularized by The McKameys
Lyrics | YouTube

No Room at the Inn (Luke 2:7)
Popularized by Cumberland Quartet
YouTube

No Room at the Inn (Luke 2:7)
Popularized by The Spencers
Lyrics | YouTube

One Little Manger (Luke 2:7)
Written by Powell, Matterhorn | Popularized by Bill Gaither Trio

There’s a Song in the Air (Luke 2:7)
Written by Josiah Holland
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne (Luke 2:7)
Written by Emily E.S. Elliott
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube

Vacancy (Luke 2:7)
Popularized by Carolyn Arends
YouTube

Who’s That in the Manger There? (Luke 2:7)
Popularized by The Paynes
YouTube

Calm On the Listening Ear of Night (Luke 2:8-9)
Written by Edmund H. Sears
Lyrics | Sheet Music

One Still Night (Luke 2:8-14)
Written by Neil DeGraide, Kate DeGraide | Popularized by Sovereign Grace Music
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube

There Blooms a Rose in Bethlehem (Luke 2:8-14)
Written by Neil DeGraide | Popularized by Sovereign Grace Music
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube

Glory to God (Luke 2:8-16)
Written by John Michael Talbot | Popularized by John Michael Talbot
Lyrics | YouTube

How Suddenly a Baby Cries (Luke 2:8-16)
Written by Keith Getty, Kristyn Getty, Fionán de Barra | Popularized by Keith and Kristyn Getty
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube

Joy Has Dawned (Luke 2:8-16)
Written by Keith Getty, Stuart Townend | Popularized by Keith and Kristyn Getty
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube

Go Tell it On the Mountain (Luke 2:8-18)
Written by John Work
Lyrics | Sheet Music

The Shepherds Found a Lamb (Luke 2:8-18)
Written by Rodney Griffin | Popularized by Greater Vision
Amazon

Our Day of Joy Is Here Again (Luke 2:8-20)
Written by A. L. Skoog
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Sing We Now of Christmas (Luke 2:8-20)
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Those holy Voices (Luke 2:9-11)
Written by John Cawood
Lyrics | Sheet Music

From a Star to Stripes (Luke 2:9)
Written by Neil Enloe | Popularized by The Couriers
YouTube

A Great Joy (Luke 2:10)
Popularized by Babbie Mason
Amazon

Behold, the grace appears! (Luke 2:10)
Written by Isaac Watts
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Shepherds, rejoice, lift up your eyes (Luke 2:10)
Written by Isaac Watts
Lyrics | Sheet Music

I Have a Great Savior (Luke 2:11)
Written by Rebecca Peck | Popularized by The McKameys
YouTube

Glory to God (Luke 2:14)
Written by Ray Scarbrough | Popularized by The Talleys
Lyrics | YouTube

Glory to God in the Highest (Luke 2:14)
Written by Daryl Williams | Popularized by Ernie Haase and Signature Sound
Lyrics | YouTube

Glory to God in the Highest (Luke 2:14)
Written by Stephen Altrogge | Popularized by Sovereign Grace Music
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube

Glory to God in the Highest (Luke 2:14)
Popularized by Matthew Ward
YouTube

The Angels’ Song (Luke 2:14)
Written by Robert Lowry
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful (Luke 2:15)
Written by Edward Caswall, Anonymous, Philip Schaff
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Everybody Come See Jesus (Luke 2:17-18)
Written by | Popularized by Tribute Quartet
YouTube

Christians, Awake (Luke 2:17)
Written by John Byrom
Lyrics | Sheet Music

How Suddenly a Baby Cries (Luke 2:19)
Written by Keith Getty, Kristyn Getty, Fionán de Barra | Popularized by Keith and Kristyn Getty
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube

What Her Heart Remembered (Luke 2:19)
Written by Michael Card, Scott Brasher | Popularized by Michael Card
Lyrics | YouTube

In His Temple Now Behold Him (Luke 2:22)
Written by Henry J. Pye
Lyrics | Sheet Music

How Suddenly a Baby Cries (Luke 2:25-35)
Written by Keith Getty, Kristyn Getty, Fionán de Barra | Popularized by Keith and Kristyn Getty
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube

It’s True (Luke 2:26-38)
Popularized by Sara Groves
Lyrics | YouTube

Hail to the Lord Who Comes (Luke 2:29-32)
Written by John Ellerton
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Ye who in night and dimness stand (Luke 2:29)
Lyrics

Eyes of Man (Luke 2:30)
Written by Don Francisco | Popularized by Don Francisco
Lyrics | YouTube

O Thou from all eternity! (Luke 2:33-40)
Lyrics

How Suddenly a Baby Cries (Luke 2:36-38)
Written by Keith Getty, Kristyn Getty, Fionán de Barra | Popularized by Keith and Kristyn Getty
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube

Between Twelve and Thirty-Three (Luke 2:39-40)
Written by Rusty Golden, Jerry Salley, Jim McBride | Popularized by The McKameys
YouTube

Picture This (Luke 2:41-50)
Written by Dianne Wilkinson | Popularized by 11th Hour
YouTube

It’s Jesus (Luke 2:41-51)
Written by Dianne Wilkinson | Popularized by Mark Trammell Trio
YouTube

Go Tell The People (Luke 2:52)
Written by Rodney Griffin | Popularized by Greater Vision
YouTube

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There were shepherds abiding in the field (Luke 2:8)
Written by George Frederick Handel
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube | Amazon

And Lo, the Angel of the Lord came (Luke 2:9)
Written by George Frederick Handel
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube | Amazon

And the Angel said unto them (Luke 2:10-11)
Written by George Frederick Handel
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube | Amazon

And suddenly there was with the Angel (Luke 2:13)
Written by George Frederick Handel
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube | Amazon

Gloria (Luke 2:14)
Popularized by Aaron Shust
Lyrics | YouTube

Glory to God (Luke 2:14)
Written by George Frederick Handel
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube | Amazon

And Jesus Grew (Luke 2:52)
Written by Frank Hernandez | Popularized by Steve Green and Hide ‘Em In Your Heart
Lyrics | YouTube

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