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The Star in the East

In the wintry heaven

Published in 19 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 In the wintry heaven
Shines a wondrous Star;
In the East the wise men
Watched it from afar,
Asking, "What this lustre,
So unearthly bright?"
Answering, "Christ in glory,
Comes to earth tonight."

2 O'er the dusty highway,
O'er the desert drear,
From the East, the wise men,
Watch it shining clear;
Asking, "Shall we follow
In this starlight way?"
Answering, "Yes, 'twill lead us
To the perfect day."

3 In a lowly Manger,
Lies an Infant weak;
Is it He whom wise men
Come so far to seek?
Asking, "Where the monarch?
Where Judea's King?"
Saying, "Gifts and worship
To His throne we bring."

4 In our hearts, we children,
See this Star once more;
Not as wise men saw it,
In the days of yore;
Asking, "May we bring Him
Childhood's love to-day?"
Answering, "Come, dear children,
Jesus says we may."


Source: Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #364

Text Information

First Line: In the wintry heaven
Title: The Star in the East
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #9428

Include 18 pre-1979 instances
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