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Emmanuel

What means this sound of hurrying feet

Author: Jessie F. Moser
Tune: [What means this sound of hurrying feet]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 What means this sound of hurrying feet,
That echoes through the silent street?
Come, let us go along with them—
Up, up the hill to Bethlehem.

2 Why do these men, with dewy locks,
So suddenly desert their flocks?
Why do they hasten up and down?
What are they seeking in the town?

3 Ah, look within the cattle shed,
And see that lowly manger bed!
Bow down, bow down, and praise, and laud!
Behold the Babe!—“Behold your God!”—

4 Your God come down to man’s estate,
To save, and be your Advocate;
To take you to His home above;
To call you sons—Behold what love!

Source: The Gospel Message Choir #44

Author: Jessie F. Moser

Jessie Fremont Moser, born 8 June 1860, Vienna, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA. Died 21 August 1944, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA Married to Ellet Joseph WAGGONER.  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: What means this sound of hurrying feet
Title: Emmanuel
Author: Jessie F. Moser
Language: English
Publication Date: 1929
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Gospel Message Choir #44

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