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9705. Christ Is Born, The Promised Savior

1 Christ is born, the promised Savior,
Heaven with joyous music rings;
Christ is born, the Lord’s anointed,
Prince of peace and King of kings.

Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
Round the earth the message send:
Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
Never shall His kingdom end.

2 Though His infant head was cradled
In a manger of the khan,
Angel hosts are His attendants,
Son of God and Son of man. [Refrain]

3 Christ is born, O blessèd story!
Ages old, yet ever new;
Christ is born, extol, enshrine Him,
Give the King His rightful due. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Christ is born, the promised Savior
Title: Christ Is Born, The Promised Savior
Author: F. E. Pettingell (1890)
Refrain First Line: Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
Language: English
Source: Fair as the Morning by John H. Kurzenknabe and William W. Bentley (Harrisburg, PA: J. H. Kurzenknabe & Sons, 1891)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Composer: John Henry Kurzenknabe (1890)
Meter: 87.87 D
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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MIDI file: Midi
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