Stars all bright are beaming

Stars all bright are beaming

Author: R. R. Chope
Tune: STARS ALL BRIGHT
Published in 26 hymnals

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1 Stars all bright are beaming,
From the skies above,
Nature's face all gleaming,
Shines with Heaven's own love.
Wake and sing, good Christians,
On this Birthday Morn,
Heaven and Earth are telling
God for man is born.

2 Here for us abiding,
Cradled in a stall,
All His glory hiding,
See the Lord of all!
Wake and sing, etc.

3 Born that He might lead us,
From this desert home,
Guide our way, and feed us,
Till the end shall come.
Wake and sing, etc.

4 Thousand thousand blessings
Sing we for His love,
Choral hymns addressing
To our Lord above.
Wake and sing, etc.

5 Glory in the highest,
For this wondrous birth;
Choir of heaven! thou criest
Peace to all the earth!
Wake and sing, etc.

Source: The Church Hymnal Revised: containing hymns approved and set forth by the general conventions of 1892 and 1916; together with hymns for the use of guilds and brotherhoods, and for special occastions #653

Author: R. R. Chope

Chope, Richard Robert, M.A., born Sept. 21, 1830, educated at Exeter College, Oxford, B.A., 1855, and took Holy Orders as Curate of Stapleton, 1856. During his residence at Stapleton the necessities of the Choir led him to plan his Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, published in 1857. In 1858 he took the Curacy of Sherborne, Dorset; in the following year that of Upton Scudamore, where he undertook the training of the Chorus of the Warminster district for the first Choral Festival in Salisbury Cathedral; and in 1861 that of Brompton. The enlarged edition of The Congregational Hymn Book was published 1862, and The Canticles, Psalter, &c, of the Prayer Book, Noted and Pointed, during the same year. In 1865 he was preferred to the parish of St.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Stars all bright are beaming
Author: R. R. Chope
Refrain First Line: Wake and sing, good Christians

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