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O radiant morn, when Jesus was born

O radiant morn, when Jesus was born

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [O radiant morn, when Jesus was born]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O radiant morn, when Jesus was born,
When angels the story sang;
From heaven above, on pinions of love,
An answering echo rang.

We're marching, marching, under the starlit skies,
Marching, Marching, where the Redeemer lies;
Singing, singing, Jesus is born today,
Marching along, singing a song all the way.

2 Hosannas we sing to Jesus, our King,
To Jesus, the Prince of Peace;
Whose wonderful birth enraptured the earth,
Whose reign nevermore shall cease. [Chorus]

3 Awake ev'ry voice, with singing rejoice,
And follow the splendor bright,
Let songs never end, but ever ascend
To Jesus, the world's true light [Chorus]

4 Then follow each day, the one narrow way,
And when earthly joys are past,
We'll dwell evermore with him we adore,
In heaven's bright home at last. [Chorus]

Source: The Voice of Praise: a compilation of the very best sacred songs for use in Sunday Schools and praise services #209

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles USA 1868-1946. Born at Lakehurst, NJ, he attended the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and the University of PA. He became a pharmacist. He married Bertha H Haagen, and they had two sons: Charles and Russell. In 1892 he abandoned his pharmacy career and began writing gospel songs. At first he furnished compositions to the Hall-Mack Publishing Company, but soon became editor and manager, where he worked for 37 years. He felt he was serving God better in the gospel song writing business, than as a pharmacist. He published the following song books: “New songs of the gospel” (1900), “The service of praise” (1900), “The voice of praise” (1904), “The tribute of song” (1904), “New songs of the gospel… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O radiant morn, when Jesus was born
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: We're marching, marching, under the starlit skies
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #12316
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The Cyber Hymnal #12316

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