The Meaning of Christmas. Dickens says “Do!”; Handel says “Done!”

Tony Reinke gives us a great insight into the meaning of Christmas as seen in the Christmas Classics, "A Christmas Carol" and "Messiah". For Dickens, Christmas is all about DO! For Handel, Christmas is all about DONE! No wonder it is Handel's masterpiece that brings us to our feet to sing "Hallelujah!"