280. Immanuel, to You We Sing

1 Immanuel, to you we sing,
O Prince of life, almighty King;
that you, expected ages past,
did come to visit us at last.

2 For you, since first the world was made,
all hearts have waited, watched and prayed;
prophets and patriarchs, year by year,
have longed to see your light appear.

3 All glory, worship, thanks and praise,
that you have come in these our days!
O heav'nly guest, expected long,
we hail you with a joyful song.

Text Information
First Line: Immanuel, to you we sing
Title: Immanuel, to You We Sing
Translator: Ludolph Ernst Schlicht (1748, alt.)
Author: Paul Gerhardt (1650)
Meter: L.M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1995
Scripture: ;
Topic: Christmas; Christian year--Christmas
Tune Information
Name: GERMANY
Key: B♭ Major
Source: William Gardiner's Sacred Melodies, 1815
Notes: 22 R in 1891 Offices of Worship and Hymns



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