ANGELS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH

ANGELS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH

SWEETLY SINGING O’ER THE PLAINS

AND THE MOUNTAINS IN REPLY

ECHOING THEIR JOYOUS STRAINS

GLORIA, IN EXCELSIS DEO

GLORIA, IN EXCELSIS DEO

 

SHEPHERDS, WHY THIS JUBILEE?

WHY YOUR JOYOUS STRAINS PROLONG?

WHAT THE GLADSOME TIDINGS BE

WHICH INSPIRE YOUR HEAVENLY SONG?

GLORIA, IN EXCELSIS DEO

GLORIA, IN EXCELSIS DEO

 

COME TO BETHLEHEM AND SEE

HIM WHOSE BIRTH THE ANGELS SING,

COME, ADORE ON BENDED KNEE,

CHRIST THE LORD, THE NEWBORN KING.

GLORIA, IN EXCELSIS DEO

GLORIA, IN EXCELSIS DEO

AWAY IN A MANGER

AWAY IN A MANGER

NO CRIB FOR A BED

THE LITTLE LORD JESUS

LAID DOWN HIS SWEET HEAD

THE STARS IN THE BRIGHT SKY

LOOKED DOWN WHERE HE LAY

THE LITTLE LORD JESUS

ASLEEP ON THE HAY

 

THE CATTLE ARE LOWING

THE BABY AWAKES

BUT LITTLE LORD JESUS

NO CRYING HE MAKES

I LOVE YOU, LORD JESUS

LOOK DOWN FROM THE SKY

AND STAY BY MY SIDE

UNTIL MORNING IS NIGH

 

BE NEAR ME, LORD JESUS

I ASK YOU TO STAY

CLOSE BY ME FOREVER

AND LOVE ME I PRAY

BLESS ALL THE DEAR CHILDREN

IN YOUR TENDER CARE

AND FIT US FOR HEAVEN

TO LIVE WITH YOU THERE

DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR?

SAID THE NIGHT WIND TO THE LITTLE LAMB

DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE?

(DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE?)

WAY UP IN THE SKY, LITTLE LAMB

DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE?

(DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE?)

A STAR, A STAR, DANCING IN THE NIGHT

WITH A TAIL AS BIG AS A KITE

WITH A TAIL AS BIG AS A KITE

 

SAID THE LITTLE LAMB TO THE SHEPHERD BOY

DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR?

(DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR?)

RINGING THROUGH THE SKY, SHEPHERD BOY

DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR?

(DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR?)

A SONG, A SONG HIGH ABOVE THE TREES

WITH A VOICE AS BIG AS THE SEA

WITH A VOICE AS BIG AS THE SEA

 

SAID THE SHEPHERD BOY TO THE MIGHTY KING

DO YOU KNOW WHAT I KNOW? (DO YOU KNOW WHAT I KNOW?)

IN YOUR PALACE WARM, MIGHTY KING

DO YOU KNOW WHAT I KNOW? (DO YOU KNOW WHAT I KNOW?)

A CHILD, A CHILD SHIVERS IN THE COLD

LET US BRING HIM SILVER AND GOLD

LET US BRING HIM SILVER AND GOLD

 

SAID THE KING TO THE PEOPLE EVERYWHERE

LISTEN TO WHAT I SAY! (LISTEN TO WHAT I SAY!)

PRAY FOR PEACE, PEOPLE, EVERYWHERE

LISTEN TO WHAT I SAY! (LISTEN TO WHAT I SAY!)

THE CHILD, THE CHILD SLEEPING IN THE NIGHT

HE WILL BRING US GOODNESS AND LIGHT

HE WILL BRING US GOODNESS AND LIGHT

GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN

GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN,

OVER THE HILLS, AND EV’RYWHERE;

GO, TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN

THAT JESUS CHRIST IS BORN.

 

WHILE SHEPHERDS KEPT THEIR WATCHING

O’ER SILENT FLOCKS BY NIGHT,

BEHOLD, THROUGHOUT THE HEAVENS

THERE SHONE A HOLY LIGHT. 

 

GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN,

OVER THE HILLS, AND EV’RYWHERE;

GO, TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN

THAT JESUS CHRIST IS BORN.

 

THE SHEPHERDS FEARED AND TREMBLED

WHEN LO, ABOVE THE EARTH

RANG OUT THE ANGEL CHORUS

THAT HAILED OUR SAVIOR’S BIRTH

 

GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN,

OVER THE HILLS, AND EV’RYWHERE;

GO, TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN

THAT JESUS CHRIST IS BORN.

 

DOWN IN A LOWLY MANGER

THE HUMBLE CHRIST WAS BORN

AND GOD SENT US SALVATION

THAT BLESSED CHRISTMAS ‘MORN

 

GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN,

OVER THE HILLS, AND EV’RYWHERE;

GO, TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN

THAT JESUS CHRIST IS BORN.

GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN,

OVER THE HILLS, AND EV’RYWHERE;

GO, TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN

THAT JESUS CHRIST IS BORN.

GOD REST YE MERRY GENTLEMEN

GOD REST YOU MERRY, GENTLEMEN,

LET NOTHING YOU DISMAY;

REMEMBER CHRIST, OUR SAVIOR

WAS BORN ON CHRISTMAS DAY

TO SAVE US ALL FROM SATAN’S POW’R

WHEN WE WERE GONE ASTRAY.

O TIDINGS OF COMFORT AND JOY, COMFORT AND JOY,

O TIDINGS OF COMFORT AND JOY.

 

FROM GOD OUR HEAV’NLY FATHER

A BLESSED ANGEL CAME

AND UNTO CERTAIN SHEPHERDS

BROUGHT TIDINGS OF THE SAME,

HOW THAT IN BETHLEHEM WAS BORN

THE SON OF GOD BY NAME. 

O TIDINGS OF COMFORT AND JOY, COMFORT AND JOY,

O TIDINGS OF COMFORT AND JOY.

 

“FEAR NOT,” THEN SAID THE ANGEL,

“LET NOTHING YOU AFFRIGHT;

THIS DAY IS BORN A SAVIOR,

THE TRUE AND RADIANT LIGHT,

TO FREE ALL THOSE WHO TRUST IN HIM

FROM SATAN’S POW’R AND MIGHT.”

O TIDINGS OF COMFORT AND JOY, COMFORT AND JOY,

O TIDINGS OF COMFORT AND JOY.

 

NOW TO THE LORD SING PRAISES,

ALL YOU WITHIN THIS PLACE,

AND IN TRUE LOVE AND FELLOWSHIP

EACH OTHER NOW EMBRACE;

THIS HOLY TIDE OF CHRISTMAS

IS FILLED WITH HEAV’NLY GRACE.

O TIDINGS OF COMFORT AND JOY, COMFORT AND JOY,

O TIDINGS OF COMFORT AND JOY.

HARK THE HERALD ANGELS SING

HARK! THE HERALD ANGELS SING,

“GLORY TO THE NEWBORN KING:

PEACE ON EARTH, AND MERCY MILD,

GOD AND SINNERS RECONCILED!”

JOYFUL, ALL YE NATIONS, RISE,

JOIN THE TRIUMPH OF THE SKIES;

WITH ANGELIC HOSTS PROCLAIM,

“CHRIST IS BORN IN BETHLEHEM!”

HARK! THE HERALD ANGELS SING,

“GLORY TO THE NEWBORN KING”

 

CHRIST, BY HIGHEST HEAVEN ADORED,

CHRIST, THE EVERLASTING LORD,

LATE IN TIME BEHOLD HIM COME,

OFFSPRING OF THE VIRGIN’S WOMB:

VEILED IN FLESH THE GODHEAD SEE;

HAIL THE INCARNATE DEITY,

PLEASED WITH US IN FLESH TO DWELL,

JESUS, OUR IMMANUEL.

HARK! THE HERALD ANGELS SING,

“GLORY TO THE NEWBORN KING”

 

HAIL THE HEAVEN-BORN PRINCE OF PEACE!

HAIL THE SUN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS!

LIGHT AND LIFE TO ALL HE BRINGS,

RISEN WITH HEALING IN HIS WINGS.

MILD HE LAYS HIS GLORY BY,

BORN THAT WE NO MORE MAY DIE,

BORN TO RAISE US FROM THE EARTH,

BORN TO GIVE US SECOND BIRTH.

HARK! THE HERALD ANGELS SING,

“GLORY TO THE NEWBORN KING”

JOY TO THE WORLD

JOY TO THE WORLD, THE LORD IS COME!

LET EARTH RECEIVE HER KING;

LET EV’RY HEART PREPARE HIM ROOM

AND HEAV’N AND NATURE SING,

AND HEAV’N AND NATURE SING,

AND HEAV’N, AND HEAV’N AND NATURE SING.

 

JOY TO THE EARTH, THE SAVIOR REIGNS!

LET MEN THEIR SONGS EMPLOY,

WHILE FIELDS AND FLOODS, ROCKS, HILLS, AND PLAINS,

REPEAT THE SOUNDING JOY,

REPEAT THE SOUNDING JOY,

REPEAT, REPEAT THE SOUNDING JOY.

 

NO MORE LET SINS AND SORROWS GROW

NOR THORNS INFEST THE GROUND;

HE COMES TO MAKE HIS BLESSINGS FLOW

FAR AS THE CURSE IS FOUND,

FAR AS THE CURSE IS FOUND,

FAR AS, FAR AS THE CURSE IS FOUND.

 

HE RULES THE WORLD WITH TRUTH AND GRACE

AND MAKES THE NATIONS PROVE

THE GLORIES OF HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS

AND WONDERS OF HIS LOVE,

AND WONDERS OF HIS LOVE,

AND WONDERS, WONDERS OF HIS LOVE.

LITTLE DRUMMER BOY

COME, THEY TOLD ME PA-RUM PUM PUM PUM

OUR NEWBORN KING TO SEE, PA-RUM PUM PUM PUM

OUR FINEST GIFTS WE BRING PA-RUM PUM PUM PUM

TO LAY BEFORE THE KING PA-RUM PUM PUM PUM

RUM PUM PUM PUM. RUM PUM PUM PUM

SO TO HONOR HIM PA-RUM PUM PUM PUM

WHEN WE COME

 

LITTLE BABY PA-RUM PUM PUM PUM

I AM A POOR BOY TOO, PA-RUM PUM PUM PUM

I HAVE NO GIFT TO BRING PA-RUM PUM PUM PUM

THAT’S FIT TO GIVE OUR KING PA- RUM PUM PUM PUM

RUM PUM PUM PUM, RUM PUM PUM PUM

SHALL I PLAY FOR YOU, PA-RUM PUM PUM PUM

ON MY DRUM?

 

MARY NODDED PA-RUM PUM PUM PUM

THE OX AND LAMB KEPT TIME PA-RUM PUM PUM PUM

I PLAYED MY DRUM FOR HIM PA-RUM PUM PUM PUM

I PLAYED MY BEST FOR HIM PA -RUM PUM PUM PUM

RUM PUM PUM PUM, RUM PUM PUM PUM

THEN HE SMILED AT ME PA-RUM PUM PUM PUM

ME AND MY DRUM

O COME ALL YE FAITHFUL

O COME, ALL YE FAITHFUL,

JOYFUL AND TRIUMPHANT!

O COME YE, O COME YE TO BETHLEHEM!

COME AND BEHOLD HIM,

BORN THE KING OF ANGELS.

O COME, LET US ADORE HIM,

O COME, LET US ADORE HIM,

O COME, LET US ADORE HIM,

CHRIST THE LORD!

 

SING, CHOIRS OF ANGELS,

SING IN EXULTATION,

SING, ALL YE CITIZENS OF HEAV’N ABOVE!

GLORY TO GOD, ALL GLORY IN THE HIGHEST: O COME, LET US ADORE HIM,

O COME, LET US ADORE HIM,

O COME, LET US ADORE HIM,

CHRIST THE LORD!

 

YEA, LORD, WE GREET THEE,

BORN THIS HAPPY MORNING;

JESUS, TO THEE BE ALL GLORY GIV’N!

WORD OF THE FATHER, NOW IN FLESH APPEARING: 

O COME, LET US ADORE HIM,

O COME, LET US ADORE HIM,

O COME, LET US ADORE HIM,

CHRIST THE LORD!

O COME O COME IMMANUEL

O COME, O COME, IMMANUEL,

AND RANSOM CAPTIVE ISRAEL

THAT MOURNS IN LONELY EXILE HERE

UNTIL THE SON OF GOD APPEAR.

REJOICE! REJOICE! IMMANUEL

SHALL COME TO YOU, O ISRAEL.

 

O COME, O WISDOM FROM ON HIGH,

WHO ORDERED ALL THINGS MIGHTILY;

TO US THE PATH OF KNOWLEDGE SHOW

AND TEACH US IN ITS WAYS TO GO. 

REJOICE! REJOICE! IMMANUEL

SHALL COME TO YOU, O ISRAEL.

 

O COME, O KEY OF DAVID, COME

AND OPEN WIDE OUR HEAVENLY HOME.

MAKE SAFE FOR US THE HEAVENWARD ROAD

AND BAR THE WAY TO DEATH’S ABODE. 

REJOICE! REJOICE! IMMANUEL

SHALL COME TO YOU, O ISRAEL.

 

O COME, O BRIGHT AND MORNING STAR,

AND BRING US COMFORT FROM AFAR!

DISPEL THE SHADOWS OF THE NIGHT

AND TURN OUR DARKNESS INTO LIGHT. 

REJOICE! REJOICE! IMMANUEL

SHALL COME TO YOU, O ISRAEL.

 

O COME, O KING OF NATIONS, BIND

IN ONE THE HEARTS OF ALL MANKIND.

BID ALL OUR SAD DIVISIONS CEASE

AND BE YOURSELF OUR KING OF PEACE. 

REJOICE! REJOICE! IMMANUEL

SHALL COME TO YOU, O ISRAEL.

O CHRISTMAS TREE

O CHRISTMAS TREE, O CHRISTMAS TREE

YOUR BRANCHES ARE UPLIFTED

YOU SEEM TO SAY THAT ON THIS DAY

THE WORLD’S SUPREMELY GIFTED

THE SHINING OF YOUR CANDLES BRIGHT

REMINDS US LIGHT HAS COME TONIGHT

O CHRISTMAS TREE, O CHRISTMAS TREE

YOU LIFT OUR EYES TO HEAVEN

 

O CHRISTMAS TREE, O CHRISTMAS TREE

YOU SHINE LIKE STARS ABOVE US

AND WITH YOUR BEAUTY SILENT SAY

HOW GREATLY GOD MUST LOVE US

YOU SHOW US HIM WHO WITH GOD’S FACE

BROUGHT TO OUR HEART’S THE GIFT OF GRACE

O CHRISTMAS TREE, O CHRISTMAS TREE

YOU LIFT OUR EYES TO HEAVEN

 

O CHRISTMAS TREE, O CHRISTMAS TREE

IN PLAINNESS YOU WERE GROWING

UNTIL WE CAME AND BROUGHT YOU HERE

AND SET YOUR BRANCHES GLOWING

YOUR LIVING BEAUTY HELPS US SEE

HOW CLOTHED WITH CHRIST OUR LIVES CAN BE

O CHRISTMAS TREE, O CHRISTMAS TREE

YOU LIFT OUR EYES TO HEAVEN

SILENT NIGHT

SILENT NIGHT, HOLY NIGHT!

ALL IS CALM, ALL IS BRIGHT

ROUND YON VIRGIN MOTHER AND CHILD.

HOLY INFANT, SO TENDER AND MILD,

SLEEP IN HEAVENLY PEACE,

SLEEP IN HEAVENLY PEACE.

 

SILENT NIGHT, HOLY NIGHT!

SHEPHERDS QUAKE AT THE SIGHT.

GLORIES STREAM FROM HEAVEN AFAR,

HEAV’NLY HOSTS SING, ALLELUIA!

CHRIST, THE SAVIOR, IS BORN!

CHRIST, THE SAVIOR, IS BORN!

 

SILENT NIGHT, HOLY NIGHT!

SON OF GOD, LOVE’S PURE LIGHT

RADIANT BEAMS FROM THY HOLY FACE

WITH THE DAWN OF REDEEMING GRACE,

JESUS, LORD, AT THY BIRTH,

JESUS, LORD, AT THY BIRTH.

THE FIRST NOEL

THE FIRST NOEL THE ANGEL DID SAY

WAS TO CERTAIN POOR SHEPHERDS

IN FIELDS AS THEY LAY;

IN FIELDS AS THEY LAY, KEEPING THEIR SHEEP,

ON A COLD WINTER’S NIGHT THAT WAS SO DEEP.

NOEL, NOEL, NOEL, NOEL,

BORN IS THE KING OF ISRAEL.

 

THEN ENTERED IN THOSE WISE MEN THREE

FULL REVERENTLY UPON THEIR KNEE,

AND OFFERED THERE IN HIS PRESENCE

THEIR GOLD, AND MYRRH, AND FRANKINCENSE.

NOEL, NOEL, NOEL, NOEL,

BORN IS THE KING OF ISRAEL.

 

THEN LET US ALL WITH ONE ACCORD

SING PRAISES TO OUR HEAVENLY LORD;

THAT HATH MADE HEAVEN AND EARTH OF NAUGHT,

AND WITH HIS BLOOD MANKIND HATH BOUGHT

NOEL, NOEL, NOEL, NOEL,

BORN IS THE KING OF ISRAEL.

WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS

WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS

WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS

WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR

GOOD TIDINGS WE BRING TO YOU AND YOUR KIN

WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR