Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.@Luke 2:14
Shepherds Abiding in the Fields
Carl H. Bloch (1834–1890)

John W. Wayland, in Life Songs, edited by Samuel F. Coffman & John D. Brunk (Scottdale, Pennsylvania: Mennonite Publishing House, 1916), number 215.

John D. Brunk (🔊 pdf nwc).

John D. Brunk (1872–1926)

Fear not, fear not, O ye shepherds,
Rather give ye thanks and sing,
For to you and to all people
Tidings of great joy I bring.


Glory, glory in the highest!
Unto God let praise increase!
Glory, glory in the highest!
Unto men good-will and peace!

For in yonder town of David—
Seek ye there with one accord—
There is born to you a Savior
Which is even Christ the Lord.


This the sign by which to know Him,
Seek ye, then, be not afraid—
Ye shall find a babe in Bethl’em,
In a lowly manger laid.