Scripture Verse

Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; He is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:11

Introduction

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Birgitte C. Boye (1742–1824)

Words: Bir­git­te C. Boye, 1778 (Os er idag en Frel­ser foedt). Trans­lat­ed from Da­nish to Eng­lish by Carl Døv­ing, 1911.

Music: Wie schön leuch­tet Phi­lipp Ni­co­lai, 1599 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Philipp Nicolai (1556–1608)

Lyrics

Rejoice, rejoice this happy morn,
A Sav­ior unto us is born,
The Christ the Lord of Glory.
His lowly birth in Bethlehem
The angels from on high pro­claim
And sing re­demp­tion’s story.
My soul, extol God’s great favor,
Bless Him ever for sal­va­tion.
Give Him praise and adoration.