How Brightly Dawns The Morning Star Lyrics
1. How brightly dawns the Morning Star,
With mercy coming from afar!
The host of heaven rejoices!
O righteous Branch! O Jesse's Rod!
Thou Son of Man, and Son of God!
We too will lift our voices.
Holy, holy! yet most lowly!
Draw Thou near us:
Great Immanuel! stoop and hear us.
2. Though circled by the hosts on high,
He deigned to cast a pitying eye
Upon his helpless creature:
The whole creation's Head and Lord,
By highest Seraphim adored,
Assumed our very nature:
Jesu! grant us,
Through Thy merit, to inherit
Hear, oh, hear our supplication.
3. Then will we to the world make known
The love Thou hast to outcasts shown,
In calling them before Thee:
And seek each day to be more meet
To join the throng who at Thy feet,
Unceasingly adore Thee.
From Thy praises, mighty Jesus!
Shrink we never;
Sing we forth Thy love forever!
4. Rejoice, ye heavens, and earth reply!
With praise, ye sinners, fill the sky
For love so condescending!
Incarnate God, put forth Thy power,
Ride on, ride on, great Conqueror,
Thy glory wide extending.
Praise be given
To Thy name in earth and heaven.
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