Joy fills our inmost heart today!

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    45

    Verse 1
    Joy fills our inmost heart today!
    The Royal Child is born:
    And Angel hosts in glad array
    His Advent keep this morn.

    Chorus
    Rejoice, rejoice! The Incarnate WORD
    Has come on earth to dwell;
    No sweeter sound than this is heard ?
    Emmanuel!

    Verse 2
    Low at the cradle Throne we bend,
    We wonder and adore;
    And feel no bliss can ours transcend,
    No joy was sweet before.

    Chorus
    Rejoice, rejoice! The Incarnate WORD
    Has come on earth to dwell;
    No sweeter sound than this is heard ?
    Emmanuel!

    Verse 3
    For us the world must lose its charms
    Before the manger-shrine,
    When, folded in Thy Mother's arms,
    We see Thee, Babe Divine.

    Chorus
    Rejoice, rejoice! The Incarnate WORD
    Has come on earth to dwell;
    No sweeter sound than this is heard ?
    Emmanuel!

    Verse 4
    Thou Light of uncreated Light,
    Shine on us, Holy Child:
    That we may keep Thy Birthday bright,
    With service undefiled.

    Chorus
    Rejoice, rejoice! The Incarnate WORD
    Has come on earth to dwell;
    No sweeter sound than this is heard ?
    Emmanuel!