Our Christmas Song

Dear Savior, as we come today

Author: Birdie Bell
Tune: [Dear Savior, as we come today]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Dear Savior, as we come today
To carol forth Thy praises sweet
In joyous song, we humbly pray,
Be present with us as we meet.

Refrain:
All glory to our God on high!
Peace and good will from Heav’n He sends;
Good tidings, good tidings,
Of that great joy which never ends.

2 In ages past a radiant host
In heav’nly strains the birth proclaimed
Of Him who came to save the lost,
To heal the blind, the halt, the maimed. [Refrain]

3 But now in feebler lay we greet
The dawning of fair Christmas morn;
We pour our treasures at Thy feet,
And swell the chorus, Christ is born! [Refrain]

4 “The Lord is come,” Earth gladly cries,
With joy ring out the chimes so clear!
Now wakes the anthem of the skies,
The Savior of the world is here! [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12354

Author: Birdie Bell

C. Louise Bell, also known a Birdie Bell, was born, raised and lived in New York city. She began writing hymns when she was sixteen years old. She is the author of more than 500 hymns, 200 religious poems, and 200 Christmas and Easter lyrics, as well as short stories, and articles. She wrote under the name of Birdie Bell, which is what her family called her. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Dear Savior, as we come today
Title: Our Christmas Song
Author: Birdie Bell
Language: English
Refrain First Line: All glory to our God on high
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #12354
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #12354

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