CHARLES WESLEY’S ANGELS

CHARLES WESLEY’S ANGELS

But to you who fear My name, the Sun of Righteousness shall arise with healing in His wings;
and you shall go out and grow fat like stall-fed calves. (Mal 4:2)

You can tell a lot about what is going on in a culture by the songs they sing. We have been affected more than we know by the songs written in special times of God’s awakenings throughout history. One of the special times was the 1740’s. One of God’s instruments in those days was a song writer and preacher by the name of Charles Wesley. Our churches still sing many of his songs, but the whole world sings one of his Christmas songs known as “Hark the Herald Angels Sing”. This song is filled with worship and great theology about the unveiling of God’s love to man. One of my favorite parts of the song goes like this:

“Hail the heav’nly Prince of Peace!
Hail the Sun of Righteousness!
Light and life to all He brings,
Ris’n with healing in His wings.
Mild He lays His glory by,
Born that man no more may die.
Born to raise the sons of earth,
Born to give them second birth.”

What an incredible thing that today in malls, shopping centers, church services and Christmas programs around the world, this special message is being proclaimed. Hail the Sun of Righteousness who brings the revelation of God’s love and forgiveness to our hearts. Hail the Sun of Righteousness who is risen from the dead with healing for our bodies. Hail the Sun of Righteousness that has given us the second birth that men no more may die. Today the angels are singing, “preach it again Charles,” as his words are being sung amongst the nations. This Christmas, listen carefully to the old songs; you never know, you may hear the angels singing just like the shepherds from so long ago. As you do, your world will begin to change. Like the shepherds long ago, like Charles Wesley 250 years ago, the birth of Christ will become a living reality inside of you. When that happens, you will know what life is all about and you will know why you are alive, and you will know for yourself why the angels are singing!

2 Replies to “CHARLES WESLEY’S ANGELS”

  1. I remember hearing this very song when I was a child, I think the Lord was calling me way back then but never heard the gospel at that time, I was sure wondering about this song, I came from a non beliving family, now i have some in my family that came to the lord late in life, that song had a very big impact in my life it was a seed for later, I didnt know this at the time, so many things get planted in us many other things i can look back on that the lord sent my way, we all have a story im sure im amazed how the lord can save from the very upmost to the very weak atheist get saved, religious people the drunk the pimp the hooker the hillbilly and city counselmen it is amazing knowing Jesus personally and not just about him but knowing him this is the greatest we will ever get walking and talking and obeying him this is something even the angels look into, given to us his people!

  2. Ive missed my mornings here for awhile been working out of town logging im glad to be back so i can get on here and be taught and hear good Spirit filled teaching and edification, we are starting another cut close to home this week, i share what Brother Frank and sister Parris had to share I tell some new brothers about people i know shared this tthey have read much you share off my computer i use this as a tool to show them how the body of christ is a living breating moving forward acomplishing his will here and that there are many members in his body but all the same truth this will never change one body Jesus the head making intercession to the Father yeilding to the Holy Spirit our lives in submission to his will and seeking to know him how we can know his love and to love ouer brothers and sisters and others, thank you for being here you have a part of teaching others you have never met and are changeing lives in Harrison Arkansas.

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