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It is a time of joy to-day

It is a time of joy to-day

Tune: NUREMBERG (German)
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 It is a time of joy to-day,
With mourning and with woe away!
Woe, woe to him who us reviled!
God’s seen in flesh--we’re reconciled.

2 The Lord who bears our sin is here,
Who'll bruise the serpent's head is near,
The death of death--the woe of hell--
The Lord of Life with us doth dwell.

3 All foes are put our feet beneath,
For sin and Satan, hell and death,
Are brought to shame and put to flight
Upon this great, this wondrous night.

4 O! happy world, thrice happy they,
Who on this lowly Infant stay
Their souls, and with believing eyes
In Him their Savior recognize.

5 Now praise the Lord whoe'er can praise--
Who, from their low estate to raise
His enemies, from His high throne
Sent down His loved, His only Son.

6 Up! join the angel host and cry,
Now glory be to God most high;
Let peace prevail the world around,
Good-will to men and joy abound.

Source: Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #26

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal #26

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal. 9th ed. #a26

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Evangelical Lutheran hymnal #26

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