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21. All My Heart Today Rejoices

1 All my heart today rejoices,
As I hear, Far and near,
Sweetest angel voices:
"Christ is born," their choirs are singing,
Till the air, Everywhere,
Now with joy is ringing.

2 Hark! A voice from yonder manger,
Soft and sweet, Does entreat:
"Flee from woe and danger;
Come and see; from all that grieves you
You are freed; All you need
I will surely give you."

3 Come, then, let us hasten yonder;
Here let all, Great and small,
Kneel in awe and wonder;
Love Him who with love is yearning;
Hail the star That from far
Bright with hope is burning!

Text Information
First Line: All my heart today rejoices
Title: All My Heart Today Rejoices
Original Language: German
Author: Paul Gerhardt (1653)
Translator: Catherine Winkworth (1858; alt.)
Meter: D
Language: English
Publication Date: 1990
Scripture: ;
Tune Information
Composer: Johann Georg Ebeling (1666)
Meter: D
Key: F Major

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