Softly beaming, brightly gleaming

Softly beaming, brightly gleaming

Author: Kate D. Ulmer
Tune: [Softly beaming, brightly gleaming]
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1. Softly beaming, brightly gleaming,
See yon lovely star;
Glad good news it brings to men,
For in little Bethlehem,
In a manger lies a stranger,
Christ the Lord and King,
Come to earth salvation unto all to bring.

Guiding star, O shine upon our path today,
As of old, still lead us with thy beauteous ray;
By thy light reveal to us the King of love,
Till at last we sing His praise above.

2. Angels singing, earthward winging,
From the realms of light;
Hover over Judah’s plain,
Lifting high a joyous strain,
Wondrous story, peace and glory,
Is their matchless theme,
For the wondrous Infant shall from sin redeem. [Refrain]

3. Waiting sages, through the ages,
Of His coming told;
God with us—Emmanuel,
Now with sinful man doth dwell;
High and holy, meek and lowly,
God and man is He,
Born today with power divine our souls to free. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #2001

Author: Kate D. Ulmer

Born in Pennsylvania, lived in Dauphin County Pennsylvania with her husband Benjamin E. Ulmer. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Softly beaming, brightly gleaming
Author: Kate D. Ulmer
Source: Sunday School Hymns No. 1 (New York: Tullar-Meredith Company, 1903), number 255
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Guiding star, O shine upon our path today
Copyright: Public Domain


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