Christ the Savior is here

Christ the Savior is here

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Tune: [Christ the Savior is here]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Full Text

1 Christ the Savior is here,
Let the world with welcome ring;
Praises sound far and near,
For the advent of the King.

Joy to the world! the Lord is come;
Let earth receive her king;
Let ev’ry heart prepare Him room,
And Heav’n and nature sing,
And Heav’n and nature sing,
And Heaven, and Heaven, and nature sing.

2 Christ the Shepherd of souls,
Our Redeemer and our Lord,
Heav’n its monarch extols,
And proclaims His birth abroad. [Refrain]

3 Christ, exalted above,
Now begins His glorious reign.
Ev’ry heart is His throne,
And the earth is His domain. [Refrain]

Source: His Worthy Praise #177

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson

Edith Sanford Tillotson was born and lived her entire life in Corona, New York. She wrote hymns for children as well as poems and librettos. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Christ the Savior is here
Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Refrain First Line: Joy to the world the Lord is come


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