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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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Community of Christ Sings #35

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The Cyber Hymnal #7637

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The United Methodist Hymnal #256

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

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Rejoice in the Lord #250

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Timeless Truths #563

Hymns of the Saints #217

Hymns of the Saints #218

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