214. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

1 Hark! the herald angels sing,
"Glory to the new-born King;
Peace on earth, and mercy mild
God and sinners reconciled!"
Joyful, all you nations, rise,
Join the triumph of the skies;
With the angelic host proclaim,
"Christ is born in Bethlehem!"
Hark! the herald angels sing,
"Glory to the new-born King!"

2 Christ, by highest heaven adored,
Christ, the everlasting Lord;
Late in time behold Him come,
Offspring of the Virgin's womb.
Veiled in flesh the Godhead see;
Hail the incarnate Deity,
Pleased as man with us to dwell,
Jesus, our Emmanuel.
Hark! the herald angels sing,
"Glory to the new-born King!"

3 Hail, the heav'n-born Prince of Peace!
Hail the Sun of Righteousness!
Light and life to all He brings,
Ris'n with healing in His wings.
Mild He lays His glory by,
Born that man no more may die,
Born to raise us from the earth,
Born to give us second birth.
Hark! the herald angels sing,
"Glory to the new-born King!"

Text Information
First Line: Hark! The herald angels sing
Title: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Author: Charles Wesley, 1707-1788
Publication Date: 2001
Meter: 77 77 D with refrain
Scripture: Luke 2:13-14
Topic: Jesus Christ: His Glory and Power; New Birth; Worship and Adoration
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hark! The herald angles sing, “Glory to the newborn King!”
Tune Information
Name: MENDELSSOHN
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn, 1809-1847
Meter: 77 77 D with refrain
Key: F Major



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