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That song divine

The angel song of Bethlehem

Author: Burton H. Winslow
Tune: [The angel song of Bethlehem]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 The angel song of Bethlehem
Thrills on the midnight air,
While shepherds hear, “Good will to men,”
From radiant forms so fair;
In sweetest tones with harps of gold,
The wondrous word they bring:
“Behold in yonder manger old,
The world’s long-promised King.”

Refrain:
Glory to God in the highest,
Peace and good-will to men!
Hail to the world’s Redeemer,
Born now in Bethlehem!

2 The angel song of Bethlehem
Still sounds o’er all the earth,
And wintry skies, with stars agem,
Still shine as at His birth;
The glorious star the wise men saw,
Leads to that humble shrine,
And wise men now with holy awe,
Still hear that song divine. [Refrain]

3 The angel throng of Bethlehem,
Unseen by mortal eyes,
With rapturous praise in theses glad days,
Fill all the Christmas skies;
With radiant robes and harps of gold
They sing the old, old song,
The sweetest story ever told,
His ransom for our wrong. [Refrain]

Source: The Praise Book for Young People's Societies, Church Prayer Meetings and Sunday Schools #238

Author: Burton H. Winslow

Burton H. Winslow; Saco, Me.; clerk, Pepperrell Mfg. Co., Biddeford, Me.; Baptist; wrote hymns LOC Name Authority Files Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The angel song of Bethlehem
Title: That song divine
Author: Burton H. Winslow
Refrain First Line: Glory to God in the highest



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