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The star and the angels

Bethlehem star, beautiful star

Author: Irvin H. Mack
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Bethlehem star, beautiful star,
Shining with guiding ray,
Shedding a light, heavenly light,
Pointing to Christ the way;
Angels so bright, winging their flight
Over the silent hill.
Carol a song into the morn,
"Peace unto earth, good will."

Glowing, glowing star of radiant beauty,
Streaming, beaming o'er the newborn King;
Angels sang by night, tidings of peace
Telling unto earth; Joyful the news they bring.

2 Over the earth, slumbering deep,
Angels are hov'ring near,
Telling of him coming to reign,
Blessed are they who hear.
Nations, arise! Honor your King!
Share in the joys today!
Jesus, the mild, comes as a child,
Showing the heav'nly way. [Chorus]

3 Arches of heav'n streaming with light,
Honor the King who came;
Glories on high, filling the sky,
Praise the Redeemer's name.
Wonderful love, wonderful love,
Sent from the throne on high,
Gave to the earth peace and good will,
Bringing salvation nigh. [Chorus]

Source: The Voice of Praise: a compilation of the very best sacred songs for us in Sunday Schools and praise services #210

Author: Irvin H. Mack

Mack & Lincoln Hall founded the Hall-Mack Company music publishing house (later bought by the Rodeheaver Company). Mack’s works include: Boundless Love (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack Company, 1896) The Service of Praise, with Lincoln Hall et al. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack Company, 1900) http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/c/mack_ih.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Bethlehem star, beautiful star
Title: The star and the angels
Author: Irvin H. Mack
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #12305
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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