I grew up in a home where Christmas Songs were well-loved (even started playing them around the end of October). I remember Dad playing the records every Christmas Eve as we went to bed. To this day whenever I hear Gene Autry or The Lettermen, my mind immediately goes back to that quite large record player in our living room and Christmas Eve memories.
Since the first day of their creation they had heard of the plan of redemption that was spoken of in the council of the Godhead: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. And now, after millennia, the plan was being enacted. The Son had left His rightful place in heaven’s throne room as He took on flesh as a baby.