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Beloved Christmas Carols: God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen — 4 Comments

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  3. The context of the words is that of the shepherds receiving the announcement from the angels of Christ’s birth. Nothing to do with watchmen or aristocrats. The ‘gentlemen’ in the first line are the shepherds who received the news that “born to you this day is a Saviour who is Christ the Lord”

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