Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.@Luke 2:14
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Katharine Ingmise, in Carols New and Carols Old, by Charles L. Hutchins (Boston, Massachusetts: Parish Choir, 1916), number 96.

Charles F. Roper (🔊 pdf nwc).

Ring out, ring out, O Christmas bells!
A tale of joy your music tells;
A Savior King was born today
To rule the hearts of men for aye.

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For this we join to swell the strain
The angels sang o’er Judah’s plain!
Glory to God, good will to men,
Shall rise and fill the heav’ns again.

O Lord of lords, and King of kings,
Sweet peace and joy Thy presence brings;
We know the Father loves us well
To rescue thus our souls from hell.

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But who can measure all the love
That brought Thee from Thy throne above,
With us to live, for us to die,
That we might reign with Thee on high.

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Dear Savior, elder brother, friend,
Abide with us till life shall end;
And then, when death shall set us free,
Within the kingdom won by Thee.

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