These quotations are from a sermon by Spurgeon on Luke 2:14 called The first Christmas carol
What is the instructive lesson to be learned from this first syllable of the angels' song? Why this, that salvation is God's highest glory.
The angels were no Arminians, they sang, "Glory to God in the highest."
But, now, when the newborn King made his appearance, the swaddling band with which he was wrapped up was the white flag of peace.
I do long to see in the midst of the church more of a singing Christianity.