Scripture Verse

I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Matthew 28:20


J. Wilhelm Hey

Words: J. Wil­helm Hey, Fa­beln für Kin­der (Ham­burg, Ger­ma­ny: 1833) (Al­le Jahre wie­der, kommt das Chris­tus Kind). Trans­lat­ed from Ger­man to Eng­lish by Har­ri­et R. Spaeth, Lit­tle Child­ren’s Book (Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia: 1885).

Music: Alle Jahre Wie­der Jo­hann C. H. Rink (1770–1846) (🔊 pdf nwc).

Johann C. H. Rink


As each happy Christmas
Dawns on earth again,
Comes the holy Christ Child
To the hearts of men.

Enters with His blessing
Into every home,
Guides and guards our footsteps,
As we go and come.

All unknown, beside me,
He will ever stand,
And will safely lead me
With His own right hand.