Ad blocker interference detected!
Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers
Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.
As with Gladness Men of Old is a well known Christmas carol.
- Tune: Dix
- Meter: 77 77 77
- Composer: Conrad Kocher (1786 - 1872) adapted by Arranger: William Henry Monk (1823 - 1889).
- Lyricist: William Chatterton Dix (1837 - 1898)
- Music and lyrics copyright: Public Domain
- As with gladness men of old
- Did the guiding star behold;
- As with joy they hailed its light,
- Leading onward, beaming bright,
- So, most gracious Lord, may we
- Evermore be led by Thee!
- As with joyful steps they sped,
- Saviour, to Thy lowly bed,
- There to bend the knee before
- Thee whom heaven and earth adore,
- So may we with willing feet
- Ever seek Thy mercy-seat!
- As they offered gifts most rare
- At Thy cradle, rude and bare,
- So may we with holy joy,
- Pure and free from sin's alloy,
- All our costliest treasures bring,
- Christ, to Thee, our heavenly King!
- Holy Jesus, every day
- Keep us in the narrow way;
- And when earthly things are past.
- Bring our ransomed souls at last
- Where they need no star to guide,
- Where no clouds Thy glory hide.
- In the heavenly country bright
- Need they no created light;
- Thou its Light, its Joy, its Crown,
- Thou its Sun which goes not down.
- There forever may we sing
- Alleluias to our King!
|This page uses content from Wikichristian.org. The original article was at As with Gladness Men of Old. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with the Religion-wiki, the text of Wikichristian.org is available under the CC-BY-SA.|