Tuesday, December 24, 2013

"A Christmas Hymn" by Rev. Joseph C. Booth (1923)

A Christmas Hymn.


Hail! hail! thou joyful, joyful Christmas morn,

On thee the world's triumphant King was born;

The Angel's Song, with gladness we repeat,

And worship, like the Magi at his feet!

Hail! hail! thou happy, happy Christmas Day

On thee the Savior entered human clay;

The Shepherds, in the manger, saw their King

And we this day, like them, His praises sing!

Hail! hail! thou glorious, glorious Christmas night,

On thee the starlit heavens were filled with light,

So may our hearts with Christmas glory shine—

Reflecting as the star, God's Light Divine!

Troy Times. December 24, 1923: 14 col 2.

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