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Stars of December, shining so bright

Stars of December, shining so bright

Author: Ida L. Reed
Tune: [Stars of December, shining so bright]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Stars of December, shining so bright,
Do you remember one holy night,
When from the portals of realms above,
Radiant immortals sang of God’s love?

Refrain:
Stars of December, well you remember
Visions of beauty, visions of splendor;
Stars of December, well you remember
Stars of December, shining so bright.

2 Stars of December, shining so clear,
Do you remember one peerless star?
Eastward ’twas leading men good and wise,
God’s message reading there in the skies. [Refrain]

3 Stars of December, shining so clear,
Do you remember that message dear?
Wonderful story, "Peace and good will,"
Tidings of glory echoing still. [Refrain]

Source: His Worthy Praise #174

Author: Ida L. Reed

Ida Lilliard Reed, 1865-1951 Born: November 30, 1865, near Ar­den, Bar­bour Coun­ty, West Vir­gin­ia. Died: Ju­ly 8, 1951, Ar­den, West Vir­gin­ia. Buried: Eb­e­nez­er Meth­odi­st Church, Ar­den, West Vir­gin­ia. Reed is said to have writ­ten 2,000 hymns in her life­time. In 1939, the Amer­i­can So­ci­e­ty of Com­pos­ers, Au­thors and Pub­lish­ers re­cog­nized her "sub­stan­tial con­tri­bu­tion to Amer­i­can mu­sic" by award­ing her a small "week­ly bo­nus." Lyrics-- After the Storm Is Over All in Thy Hands I Leave, Dear Lord All in thy Hands I Leave, Dear Lord All the Pen­nies Ga­thered Are Thy Days Full Oft­en Drear Are You Cling­ing Close to Je­sus… Go to person page >

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First Line: Stars of December, shining so bright
Author: Ida L. Reed



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