293. Angels from the Realms of Glory

1 Angels from the realms of glory,
wing your flight o'er all the earth;
once you sang creation's story;
now proclaim Messiah's birth.

Refrain:
Come and worship, come and worship;
worship Christ, the new-born King.

2 Shepherds in the field abiding,
watching o'er your flocks by night,
God on earth is now residing,
yonder shines the infant light. [Refrain]

3 Sages, leave your contemplations;
brighter visions beam afar;
seek the great Desire of nations;
you have seen his natal star. [Refrain]

4 Saints before the altar bending,
watching long in hope and fear,
suddenly the Lord descending
in his temple shall appear. [Refrain]

5 All creation, join in praising
God the Father, Spirit, Son,
evermore your voices raising
to th'eternal Three in One. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Angels from the realms of glory
Title: Angels from the Realms of Glory
Author st. 1-4: James Montgomery (1815)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1995
Scripture: ; ; ; ;
Topic: Christmas; Christian year--Christmas
Source: st. 5 Salisbury Hymn Book (1857)
Tune Information
Name: REGENT SQUARE
Composer: Henry Thomas Smart (1867)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7.
Key: B♭ Major
Notes: 585 D in 1891 Offices of Worship and Hymns



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