Unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given.@Isaiah 9:6
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William W. Gilchrist (1846-1916)

Horatius Bonar, Hymns of Faith and Hope (London: James Nisbet, 1857), pages 147-48..

Glad Day William W. Gilchrist, 1857 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Horatius Bonar (1808-1889)

He has come, the Christ of God:
Left for us His glad abode;
Stooping from His throne of bliss
To this darksome wilderness.

He has come, the Prince of Peace:
Come to bid our sorrows cease;
Come to scatter with His light
All the shadows of our night.

He, the mighty King, has come,
Making this poor earth His home:
Come to bear our sin’s sad load,
Son of David, Son of God.

He has come, whose name of grace
Speaks deliverance to our race:
Left for us His glad abode,
Son of Mary, Son of God.

Unto us a child is born:
Ne’er has earth beheld a morn
Among all the morns of time,
Half so glorious in its prime.

Unto us a son is given:
He has come from God’s own Heaven,
Bringing with Him from above
Holy peace and holy love.