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62. Behold, the great Creator

1 Behold, the great Creator makes
himself a house of clay,
a robe of virgin flesh he takes
which he will wear for ay.

2 Hark, heal! the wise eternal Word
like a weak infant cries!
in form of servant is the Lord,
and God in cradle lies.

3 This wonder all the world amazed,
it shook the starry frame;
squadrons of angels stood and gazed,
then down in troops they came.

4 Glad shepherds run to view this sight;
a choir of angels sings,
and eastern sages with delight
adore this King of kings.

5 Join then, all hearts that are not stone,
and all our voices prove;
to celebrate this Holy One,
the God of peace and love.

Text Information
First Line: Behold, the great Creator makes
Title: Behold, the great Creator
Author: Thomas Pestel, 1585-1659
Meter: CM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2000
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: Christmas; Years A, B, and C: Christmas Day
Tune Information
Name: KILMARNOCK
Composer: Neil Dougall, 1776-1862
Meter: CM
Key: D Major



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