The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Sing All In Heaven At Jesu's Birth

For Christmas

The Choir of Angels

Words: Charles Wesley, Hymns on the Four Gospels: St. Luke, #1172. “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth,” Gospel of St. Luke ii. 14.

Source: George Osborn, ed., The Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley. Vol. 11 (London: Wesleyan-Methodist Conference Office, 1871), p. 117-118.

1 Sing all in heaven at Jesu's birth
"Glory to God, and peace on earth,
The heart of God through Christ is seen
In mercy and good-will to men!"

2 Praise Him, extoll'd above all height,
Who doth in worthless worms delight;
God reconciled in Christ confess,
Your present and eternal peace.

3 From Jesus, manifest below,
Rivers of pure salvation flow;
And pour, on man's distinguish'd race,
Their everlasting streams of grace.

4 Sing, every soul of Adam's line,
The favourite attribute Divine;
Ascribing, with the hosts above,
All glory to the God of Love.

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