Now to Bethlehem haste we

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1 Now to Bethlehem haste we,
See the Eastern Kings.
Make the newborn Saviour
Free-will offerings!

2 They would ne'er have known Him,
In their country far,
Had not God, in mercy,
Placed in heaven a star.

3 Blessed Star! outshining
Through the darkest night,
Leading up to Jesus,
Who is Light of Light!

4 Sing we now, rejoicing,
For to us as well
That bright Star so glorious
Doth glad tidings tell.

5 With them let us worship,
For our Light has come:
Star of Bethlehem! lead us
Safe to Heaven our Home.

Source: Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #365

Author: C. F. Hernaman

Hernaman, Claudia Frances, née Ibotson, daughter of W. H. Ibotson, sometime Vicar of Edwinstowe, Notts, was born at Addlestone, Surrey, Oct. 19, 1838, and married Sept. 1858, to the Rev. J. W. D. Hernaman, one of H. M. Inspectors of Schools. Mrs. Hernaman has composed more than 150 hymns, a great proportion of which are for children, and also some translations from the Latin. Her publications include:— (1) The Child's Book of Praise; A Manual of Devotion in Simple Verse by C. F. H. Edited by the Rev. James Skinner, M.A., &c, 1873 ; (2) The Story of the Resurrection 1879; (3) Christmas Story, 1881; (4) Christmas Carols for Children, 1st series, 1884; 2nd series, 1885; (5) The Way of the Cross, a Metrical Litany, 1885; (6) Hymns for the S… Go to person page >

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First Line: Now to Bethlehem haste we
Author: C. F. Hernaman
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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