The Original Christmas Album: The Gloria
Series: The Original Christmas Album
December 10, 2017
Rev. Dr. Jacob Buchholz
In Luke 2 the angels sing out, "Gory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth, peace among those whom God favors." We sing the Latin version of these words each year in the hymn Angels We Have Heard On High when we sing "gloria in excelsis deo", but is there more to the angels' lyrics than we know? Tune-in as Pastor Jacob explains how these words were meant to serve as protest to the Roman Empire and empires everywhere. After the sermon, keep listening as percussion, brass, and choir performs John Rutter's Gloria, based on the song of the angels.
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