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Christ is born today

Glory in the highest, glory, Saints and angels praise the morn

Author: Mary A. Kidder
Tune: [Glory in the highest, glory]
Published in 3 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

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1. Glory in the highest, glory!
Saints and angels praise the morn;
Shout hosanna, tell the story,
Christ the Lord of life is born.

Refrain
In the manger He is sleeping;
Scarce we hear His gentle breath;
Yet, O glory, hallelujah!
He hath come to save from death;
Yet, O glory, hallelujah!
He hath come to save from death.

2. Praise Him, praise Him every nation!
On this happy festive morn;
Praise the Rock of our salvation,
Christ the Lord of life is born. [Refrain]

3. He who trod the way before us,
Bore for us reproach and scorn,
See His banner waving o’er us,
Christ our loving Savior born. [Refrain]

4. Glory in the highest, glory!
Hail the Savior’s natal morn;
Saints and angels tell the story,
Christ the Lord of life is born. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #838

Author: Mary A. Kidder

Born: March 16, 1820, Boston, Massachusetts. Died: November 25, 1905, Chelsea, Massachusetts. Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, Massachusetts. Kidder, Mary Ann, née Pepper, who was born in Boston, Massachusetts, March 16, 1820, is the author of "Lord, I care not for riches" (Name in the Book of Life desired), and "We shall sleep, but not for ever" (Hope of the Resurrection), both of which are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1878. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Glory in the highest, glory, Saints and angels praise the morn
Title: Christ is born today
Author: Mary A. Kidder
Refrain First Line: In the manger he is sleeping

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The Cyber Hymnal #838
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