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267. Joy to the World

1 Joy to the world, the Lord is come!
Let earth receive her king;
let ev'ry heart prepare him room
and heav'n and nature sing,
and heav'n and nature sing,
and heav'n, and heav'n and nature sing.

2 Joy to the earth, the Savior reigns!
Let all their 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 sin and sorrow 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!
Title: Joy to the World
Author: Isaac Watts, 1674-1748
Meter: C M and repeat
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Topic: Joy, Celebration; Advent; Christmas
Tune Information
Name: ANTIOCH
Arranger: Lowell Mason, 1792-1872
Meter: C M and repeat
Key: D Major
Source: English melody, 18th cent.



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