In the sky the stars are shining

In the sky the stars are shining

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [In the sky the stars are shining]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 In the sky the stars are shining,
Bright and fair, bright and fair,
On a manger bed reclining,
See the world's Redeemer there.

Hear the bells of heaven ringing,
Hear the hosts of angels singing,
Joyful news to earth they're bringing,
Of a Saviour born,
O'er the hills the dawn is creeping,
While the angels watch are keeping,
O'er the Saviour who is keeping,
On this holy morn.

2 Kneel before the King of glory,
On this morn, happy morn,
Then repeat to all the story,
Of a wondrous Saviour born. [Chorus]

3 Unto him who brings salvation,
We will sing, ever sing,
Bear the news to ev'ry nation,
Jesus is our Lord and King. [Chorus]

Source: The Voice of Praise: a compilation of the very best sacred songs for use in Sunday Schools and praise services #213

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles (1868-1946) Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1868, Lake­hurst, New Jer­sey. Died: March 10, 1946, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Hill­crest Me­mor­i­al Park, Sew­ell, New Jer­sey. Pseudonym: A. A. Payn. Miles at­tende­d the Phil­a­del­phia Coll­ege of Phar­ma­cy and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1892, he aban­don­ed his ca­reer as a phar­ma­cist and wrote his first Gos­pel song, “List ’Tis Je­sus’ Voice” which was pub­lished by the Hall-Mack Com­pa­ny. He served as ed­i­tor and man­a­ger at the Hall-Mack pub­lish­ers for 37 years. In his own words: It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In the sky the stars are shining
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: Hear the bells
Copyright: Public Domain


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