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.