Scripture Verse

The desire of all nations shall come, and I will fill this house with glory. Haggai 2:7


Words: Flo­ra Kirk­land, in Up­lift­ed Voic­es (Phi­la­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia: Gei­bel & Leh­man, 1901), num­ber 167.

Music: R. Frank Leh­man (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Kirk­land or Leh­man (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els),


Light from a stable shining,
Music from angel choir;
Hailing the wondrous advent,
Every true heart’s desire.


Hark! hark! we almost hear them singing;
Hark! hark! how clear the voices ringing;
Come! come! your worship bringing,
Bow before the infant King,
Adore before the infant King,
Adore before the infant King.

Beautiful infant Savior!
Lying so lowly there!
Smiling upon Thy mother,
Guarded by angels fair.


Wonderful King of glory,
Coming to save the world,
Over Thy hallowed manger,
Love is for aye unfurled.