332. Savior of the Nations, Come

1 Savior of the nations, come,
Virgin's Son, make here Your home!
Marvel now, O heav'n and earth,
That the Lord chose such a birth.

2 Not by human flesh and blood,
By the Spirit of our God,
Was the Word of God made flesh --
Woman's offspring pure and fresh.

(sts. 3-8 copyrighted)

Text Information
First Line: Savior of the nations, come
Title: Savior of the Nations, Come
Author (attributed to): Ambrose of Milan, 340-397
Author (German version): Martin Luther, 1483-1546
Translator (sts. 1-2): William M. Reynolds, 1812-76
Translator (sts. 4-5, 8): F. Samuel Janzow, 1913-2001
Translator (st. 7): Gifford A Grobien, b. 1973
Publication Date: 2006
Meter: 77 77
Scripture: John 1:1; John 1:14; Luke 2:30-32
Source: Lutheran Service Book, 2006 (Tr. sts. 3, 6)
Language: English
Copyright: Sts, 3, 6-7 © 2006 Concordia Publishing House; Sts. 4,5, 8 © 1978 Concordia Publishing House
Tune Information
Name: NUN KOMM, DER HEIDEN HEILAND
Meter: 77 77
Key: g minor
Source: Geystliche gesangk Buchleyn,, Wittenberg, 1524, ed. Johann Walter; Lutheran Service Book, 2006 (Setting)
Copyright: Setting © 2006, Concordia Publishing House



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