Charles Wesley, 1739
Wesley’s Christmas carol is a “dense theological interpreation of the incarnation” according to hymnologist C. Michael Hawn.
Other hymns by Charles Wesley
MENDELSSOHN, Felix Mendelssohn, 1840
arranged by William H. Cummings, 1857
Hymn history by hymnologist C. Micahel Hawn at UMC Discipleship Ministires
Wesley uses the words “mystic union” which is a Moravian concept. The pictured image is of a Moravian star.
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