The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

JERUSALEM, LIFT UP THY VOICE

Words: Johan Olof Wallin, 1814.

Music: "Von Himmel Hoch," from Geistliche Lieder, by Valentin Schumann (Leipzig, Germany: 1539); harmony by Johann Sebastian Bach.
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1. Jerusalem, lift up thy voice!
Daughter of Zion, now rejoice!
Thy King is come, Whose mighty hand
Henceforth shall reign oer every land.

2. He comes to every tribe and race,
A Messenger of truth and grace:
With peace He comes from heaven above
On earth to found His realm of love.

3. In Gods eternal covenant,
He comes for our salvation sent.
The star of hope moves on before,
And hosts assemble to adore.

4. Let all the world with one accord
Now hail the coming of the Lord:
Praise to the Prince of heavenly birth
Who bringeth peace to all the earth.

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