Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us.@Luke 2:15

Mrs. B. L. Corbin, in Sunday-School Hymns (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: American Sunday-School Union, 1856), number 68.

Dix Conrad Kocher, Stimmen aus dem Reiche Gottes 1838 (πŸ”Š pdf nwc).

Conrad Kocher (1786–1872)

Let us go to Bethlehem;
There the King of Glory lies!
He has left His diadem,
And His throne beyond the skies!
He, the Lord of endless years,
Now a feeble babe appears.

Let us go to Bethlehem:
God descends with men to dwell!
And He comes not to condemn,
But to save from sin and hell:
Oh, what rich and boundless grace,
To our lost and guilty race!

Let us go to Bethlehem:
Eastern magi worship there;
Let us strive to rival them,
With the incense of our prayer;
And our hearts, as offerings bring,
To the glorious new-born King.