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Jesus is the Star of guidance

Jesus is the Star of guidance

Author: Alexcenah Thomas
Tune: [Jesus is the star of guidance]
Published in 5 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Jesus is the star of guidance
Shining bright upon our way,
Leading ever thro’ the darkness
Up to realms of endless day.
Hail, O star that shines in splendor
Thro’ the darkness of the night!
Shining o’er the fields of error,
Doubt and gloom will take their flight.

Refrain:
Beautiful star, beautiful star,
Thy radiance o’er us is stealing;
Beautiful star, beautiful star,
To mortals a glory revealing.

2 When of old the wise men journeyed
Where the little Christ child lay,
Up in heaven a star so wondrous
Shone to guide them on their way;
And they saw the star of glory,
Knew at once this was the sign
That to them was born a Saviour,
Him of royal David’s line. [Refrain]

3 Bearing gifts of love they follow
Till they find the Lord of all
Cradled lowly in a manger,
And before His feet they fall.
Then they worship and adore Him,
Jesus Christ the Infant King;
Costly gifts of gold and incense
To His humble throne they bring. [Refrain]

Source: Fair as the Morning. Hymns and Tunes for Praise in the Sunday-School #88

Author: Alexcenah Thomas

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Text Information

First Line: Jesus is the Star of guidance
Author: Alexcenah Thomas
Refrain First Line: Beautiful star, beautiful star

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #10862
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #10862

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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