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We would see Jesus, lo, his star is shining

We would see Jesus, lo, his star is shining

Author: J. Edgar Park (1913)
Tune: CUSHMAN (Turner)
Published in 62 hymnals

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1 We would see Jesus; lo! His star is shining
Above the stable while the angels sing;
There in a manger on the hay reclining;
Haste, let us lay our gifts before the King.

2 We would see Jesus, Mary’s Son most holy,
Light of the village life from day to day;
Shining revealed through every task most lowly,
The Christ of God, the life, the truth, the way.

3 We would see Jesus, on the mountain teaching,
With all the list’ning people gathered round;
While birds and flow’rs and sky above are preaching
The blessedness which simple trust has found.

4 We would see Jesus, in His work of healing,
At eventide before the sun was set;
Divine and human, in His deep revealing
Of God *made flesh, in loving service met.

5 We would see Jesus, in the early morning,
Still as of old He calleth, “Follow Me!”
Let us arise, all meaner service scorning;
Lord, we are Thine, we give ourselves to Thee

Timeless Truths

Author: J. Edgar Park

J. Edgar Park, until his retirement in 1944, was President of Wheaton College, Massachusetts. He was born in Belfast, Ireland, March 7, 1879 and had his theological studies at New College, Edinburgh, The Royal University, Dublin, and Princeton Theological Seminary. His principal pastorate was in the Second Church of Newton, Congregational, West Newton, Massachusetts, which he served 1926 to 1944, going from there to the Presidency of Wheaton. He is the author of many books, including one of the Lyman Beecher Lectures at Yale. He wrote one of the "Eleven Ecumenical Hymns," entitled "O Christ whose love has sought us out," which were obtained by the Hymn Society for use at the Evanston Assembly (1954) of the World Council of Churches. --Fo… Go to person page >



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Instances (1 - 62 of 62)

American Student Hymnal #d359

Baptist Hymnal 1956 #89

Baptist Hymnal 1975 #d479

Christian Hymnways #d184

Christian Praise #d403

Christian Song #d375

Christian Worship and Praise #d471

Christian Worship, a Hymnal. Special ed. #d478

Christian Worship #209

Community of Christ Sings #35

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Elmhurst Hymnal #86

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Hymnal for American Youth #95

Hymnal for Christian Worship #d297

Hymnal of the Church of God #101

Hymns for Creative Living #53

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Hymns for the Living Age #132

Hymns of the Christian Life #d468

Hymns of the Christian Life #d463

Junior Hymns #d124

My Camp Book #d33

New Worship and Song, with Worship Services and Source Materials #d164

Pilgrim Hymnal #152

Sing to the Lord #d250

Singing Worship with Boys and Girls #d115

Songs of Devotion #d22

The Abingdon Hymnal #d277

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d465

The Canadian Youth Hymnal #283

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The Century Hymnal #115

The Church School Hymnal for Youth #d338

The Churches of God Hymnal. #d580


The Cyber Hymnal #7637

The Hymnal #d448

The Hymnal for Young People #d55

The Hymnal for Young People #d275

The Hymnary for use in Baptist churches #602

The Hymnary of the United Church of Canada #602

The Junior Hymnal #d106

The Methodist Hymnal, Official Hymnal of the Methodist Church #d517

The Methodist Hymnal #d530

The New Church Hymnal #d456

The New Hymnal for American Youth #100

The New Hymnal for American Youth #100

The Saints' Hymnal #d405

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The School Hymnal #79

The Student Hymnary #d388

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The United Methodist Hymnal #256

When Boys and Girls Sing #d149

When Youth Sing #d199

Worship and Song #d275

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Worship and Song. (Rev. ed.) #96

Youth Worship and Sing #d222

찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship #168


Rejoice in the Lord #250

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The Hymnbook #183


Timeless Truths #563

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The Hymnal of The Evangelical United Brethren Church #95

The Hymnal #168

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Hymns for the Living Church #125

Hymns of the Saints #217

Hymns of the Saints #218

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