O come, O come, Emmanuel,and ransom captive Israel,that mourns in lonely exile here,until the Son of God appear.Rejoice! Rejoice! EmmanuelShall come to you, O Israel.
Hark the glad sound! The Savior comes,The Savior promised long;Let every heart prepare a throneAnd every voice a song. Lyrics – Philip Doddridge
Prepare the Royal Highway; the King of kings is near! Let ev’ry hill and valley a level road appear!Then greet the King of glory, foretold in sacred story:O blest is He who camein God the Father’s name! Lyrics – Franz Mikael Franzen
The advent of our KingOur prayers must now employ,And we must hymns of welcome singIn strains of holy joy.Rejoice, rejoice, rejoice give thanks and sing. “The Advent of Our King” – lyrics by Charles Coffin
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, Christ the Lord. Sing, choirs of angels, sing in exultation, Sing, all ye citizens of Heaven above! Glory to God, glory in the highest: … Continued
Angels, from the realms of glory, Wing your flight o’er all the earth; Ye who sang creation’s story, Now proclaim Messiah’s birth: Come and worship, come and worship Worship Christ, the newborn King. Shepherds, in the fields abiding, Watching o’er your flocks by night, God with man is now residing, Yonder shines the Infant Light: … Continued
Come, Thou long expected Jesus Born to set Thy people free; From our fears and sins release us, Let us find our rest in Thee. Israel’s strength and consolation, Hope of all the earth Thou art; Dear desire of every nation, Joy of every longing heart. Born Thy people to deliver, Born a child … Continued
Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us. O come, O come, Emmanuel, And ransom captive Israel, That mourns in lonely exile here, Until the Son of God appear. Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel Shall come to … Continued
It came upon the midnight clear, That glorious song of old, From angels bending near the earth To touch their harps of gold; “Peace on the earth, good will to men From heaven’s all-gracious King” – The world in solemn stillness lay To hear the angels sing. Still through the cloven skies they come … Continued
Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. Prepare the royal highway; The King of kings is near! Let ev’ry hill and valley A level road appear! Then greet the king of glory Foretold in sacred story: Oh, … Continued
Come, ye thankful people, come, Raise the song of harvest home! All is safely gathered in, Ere the winter storms begin; God, our Maker, doth provide For our wants to be supplied; Come to God’s own temple, come; Raise the song of harvest home!
Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in. Who is this King of glory? The Lord strong and mighty, the Lord mighty in battle. Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory … Continued