Shine On, Bethlehem's Star
Words: Lizzie De Armone
Music: Theme of Chorus from
"Gaul's Holy City," I. H. Meredith
MIDI / Noteworthy Composer / PDF
Source: I. H. Meredith, Grant Colfax Tullar and J. W. Lerman, Sunday School Hymns No. 1. New York: Tullar-Meredith Co., 1903, #267.
1. O wondrous star of Bethlehem!
That in the heavens bright,
Shone forth to guide the pilgrims' feet
Unto the Prince of Light,
Shine on thro' endless ages,
While ringing thro' the sky;
His loyal ones still hear the song:
"Glory to God on high!"
Shine on, Bethlehem's star,
Send thy light afar,
Tell of Jesus' birth
Till His glory fills the earth.
2. O blessed star of Bethlehem!
Still gild with heav'nly ray.
The pathway to the Holy one
Who comes to us to-day.
Gleam thro' the darksome shadows
That fill the heart with fear.
Till weary souls shall see the light
Knowing that Christ is near. Refrain.
3. O wondrous star of Bethlehem!
Shine on; we too would bring
Our lives a willing sacrifice,
With gladness to the King.
With joy we travel onward,
Encircled by the glow —
The glory of the fadeless Star.
Jesus whose love we know. Refrain.
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