100. Joy to the world! the Lord is come

1. Joy to the world! the Lord is come:
let earth receive her King;
let every heart prepare him room,
and heaven and nature sing,
and heaven and nature sing,
and heaven, and heaven and nature sing.

2. Joy to the world! the Savior reigns;
let us our songs employ,
while fields and floods, rocks, hills, and plains,
repeat the sounding joy,
repeat the sounding joy,
repeat, repeat the sounding joy.

3. No more let sins and sorrows grow,
nor thorns infest the ground;
he comes to make his blessings flow
far as the curse is found,
far as the curse is found,
far as, far as the curse is found.

4. He rules the world with truth and grace,
and makes the nations prove
the glories of his righteousness
and wonders of his love,
and wonders of his love,
and wonders, wonders of his love.

Text Information
First Line: Joy to the world! the Lord is come
Author: Isaac Watts, 1674-1748 (alt.)
Meter: CM with Repeat
Language: English
Publication Date: 1985
Tune Information
Name: ANTIOCH
Composer: George Frederic Handel, 1685-1759
Adapter and Arranger: Lowell Mason, 1792-1872
Meter: CM with Repeat
Key: D Major



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