I am with you always, even unto the end of the world.@Matthew 28:20
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J. Wilhelm Hey (1789-1854)

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).

Alle Jahre Wieder Johann C. H. Rink (1770-1846) (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Johann C. H. Rink (1770-1846)

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.