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I Saw Three Ships

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When you think about, I Saw Three Ships Come Sailing In is a rather unusual Christmas carol.  There are no boats in the accounts of Jesus’ birth.  The Jews of Bible times, in fact, were generally terrified of open water.  Only fishermen routinely set sail, and that was on the comparatively placid lake called the Sea of Galilee.    One… Read more »