We Three Kings Of Orient Are

Album: Christmas Carols (1857)
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  • We three kings of Orient are
    bearing gifts we traverse afar
    field and fountain, moor and mountain
    following yonder star

    O star of wonder, star of light
    star with royal beauty bright
    westward leading, still proceeding
    guide us to thy perfect light

    Born a King on Bethlehem's plain
    gold I bring to crown him again
    King forever, ceasing never
    over us all to reign

    O star of wonder, star of light
    star with royal beauty bright
    westward leading, still proceeding
    guide us to thy perfect light

    Frankincense to offer have I
    incense owns a Deity nigh
    prayer and praising, voices raising
    worshiping God on high

    O star of wonder, star of light
    star with royal beauty bright
    westward leading, still proceeding
    guide us to thy perfect light

    Myrrh is mine its bitter perfume
    breathes a life of gathering gloom
    sorrowing, sighing, bleeding, dying
    sealed in the stone-cold tomb

    O star of wonder, star of light
    star with royal beauty bright
    westward leading, still proceeding
    guide us to thy perfect light

    Glorious now behold him arise
    King and God and sacrifice
    Alleluia, Alleluia
    sounds through the earth and skies

    O star of wonder, star of light
    star with royal beauty bright
    westward leading, still proceeding
    guide us to thy perfect light Lyrics from a song in Public Domain

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