I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord.@Luke 2:10-11
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Eliza E. Hewitt (1851-1920)

Eliza E. Hewitt, in Heavenly King, 1915.

Charles H. Maskell (🔊 pdf nwc).

On that holy night when the angels bright
Sang incarnate love in the sky above,
Lowly shepherds heard that immortal word,
Joy to all the world, wonderful word!

Refrain

Happy words of cheer, speed them on!
Angel-song now prolong;
Happy words of cheer, speed them on!
Lift exultant praise, hopeful and strong;
Magnify our king, Savior King;
Go and tell, gladly tell,
His redeeming love, beautiful story,
Let all the world joyfully sing.

As the shepherds sped to the manger bed,
There to see the Child pure and undefiled,
Haste to Him today while the angels say,
Joy to all the world, wonderful day!

Refrain

When we seek our king, treasure let us bring,
Willing gifts of love to the Lord above;
And again we sing, while the echoes ring,
Joy to all the world, Jesus is king.

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