The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

O Thou Joyful Day

For Christmas

Words: O Sanctissima, Latin Carol,
German Translator Johannes Falk, 1816;
English Translator B. Schmucker

Music: O Sanctissima
MIDI / Noteworthy Composer / XML

Source: O. Hardwig, ed., Wartburg Hymnal (Chicago: Wartburg Publishing House, 1918), #91

1. O thou joyful day, O thou blessed day,
    Holy, peaceful Christmas-tide!
        Earthís hopes awaken,
        Christ life has taken,
    Laud Him, O laud Him on evíry side!

2. O thou joyful day, O thou blessed day,
    Holy, peaceful Christmastide!
        Christ's light is beaming,
        Our souls redeeming,
    Laud Him, O laud Him on every side!

3. O thou joyful day, O thou blessed day,
    Holy, peaceful Christmastide!
        King of all glory,
        We bow before Thee,
    Laud Him, O laud Him on every side!

Sheet Music to "O Sanctissima" from O. Hardwig, ed., The Wartburg Hymnal (Chicago: Wartburg Publishing House, 1918), #91, p. 126.

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