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The Joys and Glories of Heaven

Who can paint that lovely city, City of true peace divine, Whose pure gates, forever open, Each in pearly lustre shine, Whose abodes of glory clear Naught defiling cometh near? There no stormy winter rages, There no scorching summer glows; … Continue reading

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The Most Holy Trinity

All hail, adored Trinity! All hail, eternal Unity! O God the Father, God the Son, And God the Spirit, ever One. Behold to Thee, this festal day, We meekly pour our thankful lay; O let our work accepted be! That … Continue reading

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Born in Bethlehem

Jesus, the Saviour, was born on Christmas day, And in a manger the Lord of glory lay; To save us from despair, Our grief and sorrow share, He came our sins to bear. His lowly birth was here on earth, … Continue reading

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The Chorus of the Angels

The angels sing around the stall Where Jesus cradled lies, The shepherds hear the joyful call That wakes the silent skies. Hark! to the Music floating by, Ere yet its echoes cease! Poured forth from angels’ harmony Is heard the … Continue reading

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The Star of Bethlehem

Hail, herald of the Gospel morn, Fair Star, so strange, so bright! Shine on, shine on, for Christ is born, The world’s expected Light. O, may thy blessed shining be A sign that Christ has come to me! Thou shinest … Continue reading

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Gloria in Excelsis Deo

Angels we have heard on high, Sweetly singing o’er our plains, And the mountains in reply Echoing their joyous strains “Gloria in excelsis Deo.” Shepherds, why this jubilee? Why your rapturous strain prolong? What the gladsome tidings be Which inspire … Continue reading

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Hymn for Epiphany

Bethlehem, of noblest cities None can once with thee compare; Thou alone the Lord from heaven Didst for us incarnate bear. Fairer than the beam of morning Was the star that told his birth. To the lands their God announcing, … Continue reading

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