Sweet Carols

Sweet carols let us sing

Author: Peter Stryker
Tune: [Sweet carols let us sing] (Bradbury)
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Sweet carols let us sing; rich offerings let us bring
To our Redeemer King, who reigns in glory.
From Heav’n to earth He came; praise to His holy name!
Let all redeemed from shame rehearse the story.

2 Above angelic lays our Christmas hymns we raise;
With heart and voice we praise the infant Jesus.
The song ascends on high; it soars above the sky;
And echo gives reply, from sin He frees us.

3 For He, the humble born, in poverty forlorn,
Subject to bitter scorn, and vile behavior;
The Great and Holy One, was God’s anointed Son,
Who by His deeds hath won, the name of Savior.

4 Then on this natal day, our tribute let us pay,
And in a joyful lay unite our voices.
Loud will we raise the song, still sweetest strain prolong;
Thy Church, in one vast throng, O Lord, rejoices.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13066

Author: Peter Stryker

Clergyman of Reformed Church, New York City Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sweet carols let us sing
Title: Sweet Carols
Author: Peter Stryker
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #13066
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #13066

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