2 Joy to the world, the Savior reigns;
Let men their songs employ;
While fields and floods, rocks, hills and
Repeat the sounding joy.
3 No more let sin and sorrow grow,
Nor thorns infest the ground:
He comes to make his blessings flow
Far as the curse is found.
4 He rules the%world with truth and grace
And makes the nations prove
The glories of his righteousness,
And wonders of his love, j y
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Luke 2. Tate Brady.
i While shepherds watched their flocks
All seated on the ground;
The angel of the Lord came down,
And glory shone around.
2 "Fear not," said he—for mighty dread
Had seized their troubled mind,—
"Glad tidings of great joy I bring,
To you and all mankind.
"To you, in David's town, this day,
Is torn of David's lire,
The Saviour, who is Christ, the Lord,
And this shall be the sign;—