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Saw You Never, in the Twilight
The Wise Men 8787 8787
1. Saw you nev-er,
in the twi - light, When the sun had left the skies,
Up in heav'n the clear stars shin-ing Through the gloom, like sil - ver eyes?
And they knew the King was giv - en, And they fol-lowed it from far. A-men.
Heard you never of the story
How they crossed the desert wild, Journeyed on by plain and mountain,
Till they found the Holy Child ? How they opened all their treasure,
Kneeling to that infant King; Gave the gold and fragrant incense,
Gave the myrrh in offering ?
3 Know ye not that lowly Baby
Was the bright and morning Star ? He Who came to light the Gentiles,
And the darkened isles afar ? And we, too, may seek His cradle;
There our hearts' best treasures bring; Love, and faith, and true devotion, For our Saviour, God, and King. Amen.
CECIL FRANCES ALEXANDER
Love was born at Christ-mas, Stars and an - gels gave the sign. A-men.
Copyright, 1910, by The Century Co.
Worship we the Godhead,
Love incarnate, Love divine;
But wherewith for sacred sign?
Love be yours, and love be mine,
Love for plea and gift and sign. Amen.
CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSETTI
O Come, All Ye Faithful
Sing, choirs of angels,
Sing in exultation,
Now to our God be
Glory in the highest!
Born for our salvation;
Word of the Father,
Now in flesh appearing;
Tr. FREDERICK OAKELEY
WILLIAM CHATTERTON Dıx
3 As they offered gifts most rare At that manger rude and bare, So may we with holy joy, Pure, and free from sin's alloy, All our costliest treasures bring, Christ, to Thee, our heavenly King.