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]
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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 (1868-1946) Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1868, Lake­hurst, New Jer­sey. Died: March 10, 1946, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Hill­crest Me­mor­i­al Park, Sew­ell, New Jer­sey. Pseudonym: A. A. Payn. Miles at­tende­d the Phil­a­del­phia Coll­ege of Phar­ma­cy and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1892, he aban­don­ed his ca­reer as a phar­ma­cist and wrote his first Gos­pel song, “List ’Tis Je­sus’ Voice” which was pub­lished by the Hall-Mack Com­pa­ny. He served as ed­i­tor and man­a­ger at the Hall-Mack pub­lish­ers for 37 years. In his own words: It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most… 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


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