Scripture Verse

…and on earth peace, good will toward men. Luke 2:14


Words: Re­ne Bron­ner, Un­der the Christ­mas Star (New York: Lo­renz Pub­lish­ing, 1914).

Music: Hen­ry W. Pe­trie (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Bron­ner or Pe­trie (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?


Ring out tonight thro’ the waiting land
The sweet and glorious Christmas cheer;
For God has given unto us a king,
And we glorify His name so dear.


Glory to God in the highest,
Hear the happy voices singing;
Gladness thro’ the world is ringing;
Glory to God in the highest,
Peace on earth, good will t’ward men,
Peace on earth, good will t’ward men!

Far o’er the world hear His message ring,
To all who would His word obey;
And the reward in Heaven will be theirs,
Glorifying there His name alway.


Ring out the joy of the heav’nly hosts,
While songs the angels’ chorus sings;
The echoes falling from the realms above,
As the Christmas joy in glory rings.