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Topic: JOY (12/07/17)
TITLE: Our Delight
By vincent lyons
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He who came to save the lost
Who left Heaven’s courts of glory
Took on flesh to rescue us.
Who can fathom such a wonder?
Who can plumb a love like this?
Grateful hearts can only ponder
Rapt in blessed joy-filled bliss.
In a manger baby slumbers
He’s the Saviour of us all
God of Glory, God of wonders
Sleeping peaceful in the stall.
Shepherds visit, bow before Him
Angels told them “He is Lord”
First of mankind to adore Him
Go from there to spread the word.
What a message they’ve been handed
That Emmanuel has come!
Oh that men might understand it
Jesus Christ is God the Son!
Joyful sound of angel’s voices
Filling Heaven with their praise
To this day my heart rejoices—
Great are God’s majestic ways.
Self-same message is our treasure
Though we see encroaching night
Source of joy and blissful pleasure
Jesus Christ is our delight.
One day soon in rapture’s glory
Join the vast angelic throng
Face to face before the Holy
Ours an everlasting song.
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