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Redemption Minor

Rejoice and be merry in songs and in mirth

Tune: GALLERY CAROL
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Rejoice and be merry in songs and in mirth!
O praise our Redeemer, all mortals on earth!
For this is the birthday of Jesus our King,
Who brought us salvation— his praises we'll sing!

2 A heavenly vision appeared in the sky;
Vast numbers of angels the shepherds did spy,
Proclaiming the birthday of Jesus our King,
Who brought us salvation— his praises we'll sing!

3 Likewise a bright star in the sky did appear,
Which led the Wise Men from the east to draw near;
They found the Messiah, sweet Jesus our King,
Who brought us salvation— his praises we'll sing!

4 And when they were come, they their treasures unfold,
And unto him offered myrrh, incense and gold.
So blessed for ever be Jesus our King,
Who brought us salvation— his praises we'll sing!

Source: The Worshipbook: Services and Hymns #560

Text Information

First Line: Rejoice and be merry in songs and in mirth
Title: Redemption Minor
Meter: 11.11.11.11
Source: Dorset Church-gallery Book
Language: English

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

An American Christmas Harp #4

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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