153. Hark! the Herald Angels Sing

1 Hark! the herald angels sing,
"Glory to the newborn King:
peace on earth and mercy mild,
God and sinners reconciled!"
Joyful, all ye nations, rise;
join the triumph of the skies;
with th'angelic hosts proclaim,
"Christ is born in Bethlehem!"

Refrain:
Hark! the herald angels sing,
"Glory to the newborn 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 th'incarnate Deity,
please with us in flesh to dwell,
Jesus, our Emmanuel. [Refrain]

3 Hail the heaven-born Prince of Peace!
Hail the Sun of Righteousness!
Light and life to all he brings,
risen with healing in his wings.
Mild he lays his glory by,
born that we no more may die,
born to raise us from the earth,
born to give us second birth. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Hark! the herald angels sing
Title: Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Author: Charles Wesley, 1707-1788
Meter: 7.7.7.7.D.
Language: English
Publication Date: 2015
Topic: Christmas
Tune Information
Name: MENDELSSOHN
Adapter: William H. Cummings, 1831-1915
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Meter: 7.7.7.7.D.
Key: F Major



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