Scripture Verse

Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. Luke 2:14


Words: Will­iam M. Weck­er­ly, 1891, alt.

Music: Ce­uta Will­iam M. Weck­er­ly, 1891 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Weck­er­ly (head & shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els),


Cradled in Beth­le­hem’s sta­ble and stall,
See the Re­deem­er, the Sav­ior of all;
God bec­ame man, O His love who can tell
Who to save sin­ners on earth came to dwell.
Angels ex­ult­ing of glo­ry did sing,
Told to the shep­herds the birth of the King.
Fear not, said they, for the tid­ings are good;
In Da­vid’s city you’ll find Christ the Lord.

Angelic hosts to the Lord gave the praise,
Let us re­joic­ing unite in their lays;
Glory to God, for on earth there is peace,
Good will to man, as proc­laimed will ne’er cease.
Glory to God in the high­est, we sing,
Glory to Je­sus, our Sav­ior and king.
Now there is peace and there’s good will to men,
Glory to God, hal­le­lu­jah, Amen.