"As of the late 20th century, 'Joy to the World' was the most-published Christmas hymn in North America" -Wikipedia

Joy to the World - English Children's Songs - England - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


Optional 3rd Verse:

No more let sins and sorrows grow,
Nor thorns infest the ground;
He comes to make His blessings flow
Far as the curse is found,
Far as the curse is found,
Far as, far as, the curse is found.


The lyrics were written by English hymn-writer Isaac Watts. This song is based on Psalm 98 in the Bible.



1st MP3: Sung by the US Army Chorus.


2nd MP3: Sung by Kim Butler.

The 3rd mp3 includes the optional 3rd verse that you can find in the notes.


3rd MP3: Sung by Ryan DeRamos.

Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Joy to the World

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Image: Greek icon of Second Coming, c.1700.