The happy day at last has dawned

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    CGS No.: 
    39

    Verse 1
    The happy day at last has dawned
    Long awaited by all kindred
    When the promised Saviour appears
    Here on earth in human form.

    Verse 2
    Shepherds in the fields abiding
    Watching over their flocks by night
    First e'er, the glad tidings were told
    Glad tidings of the Saviour's birth

    Verse 3
    Angel's God's ministering spirits
    Who came in shining white app'rel
    Brought to them the blessed message,
    The true, glad tidings of great joy.

    Verse 4
    A mighty dread had seized their mind
    Because of this strange sight they saw
    ''Fear not'' was the comforting words
    That came from the angelic lips.

    Verse 5
    Christ the Saviour is born today
    Yet Christ the Lord on earth is He
    In David's city is He born
    In a humble manger forlon.

    Verse 6
    `All glory be to God on high`
    Will be the chorus by all clime
    For his tender and endless love
    That to a world in need brought peace