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The First Songs of Christmas

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: Christians love to sing, and I love it that the Bible gives us something to sing about. Have you noticed that some of the very first words of the New Testament are the very first songs of the very first Christmas? There’s:

  • Elizabeth’s Song
  • Mary’s Song
  • Zechariah’s Song
  • The Angels’ Song—two songs really
  • Simeon’s Song

These songs of Christmas are God-centered, not self-centered, and they speak less to what Christmas does for us, and more to what Christmas reveals about the glory and goodness of God.

Over the next few weeks here on Seeking Him, we’re going to take a closer look at those first songs of Christmas. I hope you’ll be encouraged to lift up your eyes the way each of those participants in the first Christmas did, with your gaze fixed on our great God and Savior . . .  our Christmas song, Jesus.

For more about The First Songs of Christmas, go to the Advent blog at

With Seeking Him, I’m Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth.

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About the Teacher

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth has touched the lives of millions of women through Revive Our Hearts and the True Woman movement, calling them to heart revival and biblical womanhood. Her love for Christ and His Word is infectious, and permeates her online outreaches, conference messages, books, and two daily nationally syndicated radio programs—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him.

She has authored twenty-two books, including Lies Women Believe and the Truth That Sets Them Free, Seeking Him (coauthored), Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together, and You Can Trust God to Write Your Story (coauthored with her husband). Her books have sold more than five million copies and are reaching the hearts of women around the world. Nancy and her husband, Robert, live in Michigan.