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December 1, 2011 Leave a comment

Happy Holidays!  We hope everyone had a thankful and joyous Thanksgiving.  We’re sure you are gearing up for the holiday season and most importantly the celebration of Christ’s birth!

Christmas Chord Charts

We have well over 100 Christmas chord charts on RWTC.  If you are looking for classic hymns (Silent Night, O Little Town of Bethlehem) or new songs from your favorite artists’ Christmas album (Chris Tomlin, Third Day, Casting Crowns) we have a nice selection.

Recently Added Songs Include:

Free Holiday Music

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Angels We Have Heard On High

December 7, 2010 4 comments
Angels We Have Heard On High

History

Angels We Have Heard on High” is a Christmas carol. The song commemorates the story of the birth of Jesus Christ found in the Gospel of Luke, in which shepherds outside Bethlehem encounter a multitude of angels singing and praising the newborn child. 

In A.D. 129, Telesphous, Bishop of Rome, ordained that, “In the Holy Night of the Nativity of our Lord and Savior, all shall solemnly sing the ‘Angel’s Hymn.’ ” With that proclaimation the ‘Angels Hymn’ became the first Christmas hymn of the Christian church. Its most common English version was translated in 1862 by James Chadwick, and its most memorable feature is its chorus Gloria in Excelsis Deo!, which is Latin for Glory to God in the Highest.

Luke 2:8-15

8 And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. 9 An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. 10 But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. 11 Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. 12 This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.”

13 Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying,

14 “Glory to God in the highest heaven,
and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.”

15 When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let’s go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about.”

Chords
You can find the chords to this and many other Christmas songs on Rockin With The Cross

Free MP3s (from amazon.com)

point of grace - a christmas story
Categories: Christmas, Free Music

Website Update

November 30, 2010 3 comments

Happy Holidays (for some of you this still means Thanksgiving, for most it means Christmas and for those of you who like to hunt it means Deer Season) !

We wanted to let you know of a few changes that were added to Rockin With The Cross today.

 

 

 

 

  • Link to Update This Song on song pages (under Song Info)
  • Link to view the Previous Version of a song (under Song Info)
  • New Font choices added in the dropdown on song pages (under Controls)
  • Copy-n-Paste function (to copy the chord chart/tab to your clipboard)
  • Print page now displays in your font/size choice

A couple notes about the new features …

Copy-n-Paste
The copy-n-paste feature on the song pages does require flash.  This feature has been tested in the major browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Internet Explorer).

Print Page
A bunch of you have requested the ability to print the songs out in the new font/layout.  Well, here it is.  Simply click the Print button on a song page.  NOTE:  if you don’t like the new layout and want to revert/use the old print page, simply change your font to “Courier New” under Controls.

Contact Us
While this is not a new “feature” we are requiring you to enter your name when emailing us from our Contact Us page.  This is very helpful for us to look up your information if you have changed email addresses and/or can’t remember your user id.

Because its the giving season …

I love when others’ share great deals with me, so I’m here to pass along a deal to you.  Free Christmas music!  If you have kids in your life (or are simply a big kid), then you love Veggie Tales.  Amazon is offering the Veggie Tales – Singing Christmas Tree album free now!

Categories: Christmas, Free Music, RWTC