Number: 31
Title: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Composer: alt.Felix Mendelssohn, 1840 Arr. William Hayman Cummings, 1855
Author: Charles Wesley, 1739;
Scripture: Luke 2:8-20 John 1:14 Galatians 4:4-5
Theme: Christmas

Lyrics:
1.  Hark! The herald angels sing,
    "Glory to the newborn King.
    Peace on earth, and mercy mild,
    God and sinners reconciled!"
    Joyful, all ye nations, rise,
    Join the triumph of the skies;
    With the angelic host proclaim,
    "Christ is born in Bethlehem!"
    Hark! The herald angels sing,
    "Glory to the newborn King!"

2.  Christ, by highest heaven adored,
    Christ, the everlasting Lord!
    Late in time behold Him come,
    Offspring of the virgin's womb.
    Veiled in flesh the God-head see;
    Hail the incarnate Deity,
    Pleased in flesh with us to dwell,
    Jesus, our Emmanuel.
    Hark! The herald angels sing,
    "Glory to the newborn King!"

*3. Hail the heaven-born Prince of Peace!
    Hail the sun of righteousness!
    Light and life to all He brings,
    Risen with healing in His wings.
    Mild He lays His glory by,
    Born that we no more may die,
    Born to raise us from the earth,
    Born to give us second birth.
    Hark! The herald angels sing,
    "Glory to the newborn King!"