83 O come, let us adore him

The Hymnal 1982 83

O come, let us adore him

adeste fideles
John Francis Wade, 1711-1786; Frederick Oakeley, 1802-1880
John Francis Wade, 1711-1786
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1 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;

Refrain: O come, let us adore him, O come, let us adore him, O come, let us adore him, Christ the Lord.

2 God from God, Light from Light eternal, lo! he abhors not the Virgin's womb; only-begotten Son of the Father; [Refrain]

3 Sing, choirs of angels, sing in exultation; sing, all ye citizens of heaven above; glory to God, glory in the highest; [Refrain]

4 See how the shepherds, summoned to his cradle, leaving their flocks, draw nigh to gaze; we too will thither bend our joyful footsteps; [Refrain]

5 Child, for us sinners poor and in the manger, we would embrace thee, with love and awe; who would not love thee, loving us so dearly? [Refrain]

6 Yea, Lord, we greet thee, born this happy morning; Jesus, to thee be glory given; Word of the Father, now in flesh appearing; [Refrain]

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