123. 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 the angelic host proclaim,
"Christ is born in Bethlehem!"

Refrain:
Hark! the herald angels sing,
"Glory to the newborn King!"

2 Christ, by highest heav'n 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 men to dwell,
Jesus, our Emmanuel. [Refrain]

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 we no more may die,
Born to raise the sons of earth,
Born to give them 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: 2007
Scripture:
Topic: Angels; Christmas; Jesus Christ
Tune Information
Name: MENDELSSOHN
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn, 1809-1847
Arranger: William H. Cummings, 1831=1915
Meter: 7.7.7.7 D
Key: F Major



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