Title: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
Composer: alt. 1854 Stanza 3 trans. Henry Sloane Coffin, 1916Adapt. Thomas Helmore, 1854 Accomp. John Weaver, 1988
Author: Latin, c. 12th century Stanzas 1-2 trans. John Mason Neale, 1851;
Scripture: Isaiah 7:14 Haggai 2:7
1. O come, O come, Emmanuel, And ransom captive Israel, That mourns in lonely exile here Until the Son of God appear. Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel Shall come to thee, O Israel! 2. O come, Thou Day-spring, come and cheer Our spirits by Thine advent here; Disperse the gloomy clouds of night, And death's dark shadows put to flight. Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel Shall come to thee, O Israel! 3. O come, Desire of nations, bind All peoples in one heart and mind; Bid envy, strife, and discord cease; Fill the whole world with heaven's peace. Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel Shall come to thee, O Israel!