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Jesus Is Born

Jesus is born! hail to the morn!

Author: Robert Lowry
Tune: [Jesus is born! hail to the morn]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Jesus is born! hail to the morn!
Earth from her slumber is waking;
Jesus is born! welcome the morn!
Satan’s dominion is shaking;
Jesus is born! Jesus is born!
Fetters of darkness are breaking;
Thro’ the golden gates of day,
Jesus comes a king;
Hark to the music floating in air above us;
Sweet is the anthem heavenly angels sing:

Jesus is born! Jesus is born!
Glory to God in the highest!
Peace on earth, good will to men!
Let the echo ring.

2 Jesus is born! Heaven’s high dome
Covers the earth with its glory;
Jesus is come! open thy home!
Let His bright presence come o’er thee;
Jesus is come! Jesus is come!
Hasten and publish the story—
In the lowly Bethlehem,
Jesus comes a king;
Welcome the Savior; gather with joy around Him;
Join in the chorus heavenly angels sing: [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10848

Author: Robert Lowry

Robert Lowry was born in Philadelphia, March 12, 1826. His fondness for music was exhibited in his earliest years. As a child he amused himself with the various musical instruments that came into his hands. At the age of seventeen he joined the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia, and soon became an active worker in the Sunday-school as teacher and chorister. At the age of twenty-two he gave himself to the work of the ministry, and entered upon a course of study at the University of Lewisburg, Pa. At the age of twenty-eight he was graduated with the highest honors of his class. In the same year of his graduation, he entered upon the work of the ministry. He served as pastor at West Chester, Pa., 1851-1858; in New York City, 1859-1861;… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus is born! hail to the morn!
Title: Jesus Is Born
Author: Robert Lowry
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #10848
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #10848

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