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92. When wise men came seeking for Jesus from far

1 When wise men came seeking for Jesus from far,
With rich gifts to greet him and led by a star,
They found in a stable the Saviour of men,
A manger his cradle, so poor was he then.

2 Though laid in a manger, he came from a throne,
On earth though a stranger, in Heaven he was known.
How lowly, how gracious his coming to earth!
His love my love kindles to joy in his birth.

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First Line: When wise men came seeking for Jesus from far
Author: Richard Slater (1854-1939)
Language: English
Publication Date: 1986
Topic: The Lord Jesus Christ: Birth
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