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Christmas Hymn

Angels from their home in glory

Author: Thos. S. Weddle
Tune: [Angels from their home in glory]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Angels from their home in glory
Gladly flew, gladly flew;
Flew to tell the joyful story,
Christ is born today for you:
Holy angels, holy angels,
We would come and worship, too!

2 With the wondrous star for guiding,
Bright and fair, bright and fair,
Wise men found on earth abiding,
Christ, of all things King and Heir;
Happy wise men, happy wise men,
In your worship we would share.

3 May we find whom ancient sages
Once adored, once adored?
All the Savior’s love engages,
Surest guidance to afford;
Blessèd day star, blessèd day star,
Lead us onward to the Lord.

4 Patient Simeon, old and hoary,
Waiting long, waiting long,
Found at last the Lord of glory,
Then before the wondering throng
Gladly blessed Him, gladly blessed Him;
Blessed the Lord in thankful song.

5 Lo, to us before our seeking,
Christ appears, Christ appears;
Words of love and mercy speaking,
Gives us hope, forbids our fears;
And with blessings, and with blessings,
Fills our happy, youthful years.

6 May we, while our hearts are tender,
All agree, all agree,
Love and praise, O Lord, to render,
Thro’ our earthly lives to Thee?
Then to glory, then to glory,
Bring us, Thy blest face to see.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12103

Author: Thos. S. Weddle

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Text Information

First Line: Angels from their home in glory
Title: Christmas Hymn
Author: Thos. S. Weddle
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #12103
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #12103

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