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=Comfort Ye=
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==Comfort Ye==
  
Comfort ye!
+
Comfort ye!<br>
comfort ye my people!
+
comfort ye my people!<br>
saith your God.  
+
saith your God. <br>
Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem,  
+
Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem, <br>
 
and cry unto her
 
and cry unto her
 
that her warfare is  
 
that her warfare is  
accomplish'd, that her  
+
accomplish'd,<br> that her  
iniquity is pardon'd.
+
iniquity is pardon'd.<br>
 
The voice of him that  
 
The voice of him that  
crieth in the wilderness,  
+
crieth in the wilderness, <br>
 
Prepare ye the way of the  
 
Prepare ye the way of the  
Lord, make straight in the  
+
Lord, <br>make straight in the  
desert a highway for our God.
+
desert a highway for our God.<br>
  
=Every Valley shall be exalted=
+
==Every Valley shall be exalted==
  
Ev'ry valley shall be exalted,
+
Ev'ry valley shall be exalted,<br>
and every mountain and hill made low,
+
and every mountain and hill made low,<br>
the crooked straight,  
+
the crooked straight, <br>
and the rough places plain.
+
and the rough places plain.<br>
  
=And the Glory of the Lord=
+
==And the Glory of the Lord==
  
 
And the glory of the Lord  
 
And the glory of the Lord  
shall be revealed.
+
shall be revealed.<br>
And all flesh shall see it together:
+
And all flesh shall see it together:<br>
for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.
+
for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.<br>
  
=Thus saith the Lord=
+
==Thus saith the Lord==
  
Thus saith the Lord of Hosts;
+
Thus saith the Lord of Hosts;<br>
Yet once a little while  
+
Yet once a little while <br>
and I will shake the heav'ns and the earth,  
+
and I will shake the heav'ns and the earth, <br>
the sea and the dry land.
+
the sea and the dry land.<br>
And I will shake all nations,
+
And I will shake all nations,<br>
and the desire of all nations shall come  
+
and the desire of all nations shall come.<br>
The Lord whom ye seek,  
+
The Lord whom ye seek, <br>
shall suddenly come to His temple,
+
shall suddenly come to His temple,<br>
ev'n the messenger of the covenant,  
+
ev'n the messenger of the covenant, <br>
whom ye delight in,
+
whom ye delight in,<br>
Behold, He shall come,  
+
Behold, He shall come, <br>
saith the Lord of Hosts.
+
saith the Lord of Hosts.<br>
  
=But who may abide=
+
==But who may abide==
  
 
But who may abide  
 
But who may abide  
the day of His coming?  
+
the day of His coming? <br>
 
and who shall stand  
 
and who shall stand  
when He appeareth?  
+
when He appeareth? <br>
For He is like a refiner's fire.
+
For He is like a refiner's fire.<br>
  
=And He shall purify=
+
==And He shall purify==
  
 
And He shall purify  
 
And He shall purify  
the sons of Levi,
+
the sons of Levi,<br>
 
that they may offer unto the Lord  
 
that they may offer unto the Lord  
an offering in righteousness.
+
an offering in righteousness.<br>
  
=Behold A Virgin Shall Conceive=
+
==Behold A Virgin Shall Conceive==
  
 
Behold,  
 
Behold,  
a virgin shall conceive,  
+
a virgin shall conceive, <br>
and bear a son,  
+
and bear a son, <br>
and shall call his name Emmanuel,  
+
and shall call his name Emmanuel, <br>
God with us.
+
God with us.<br>
  
(9) O thou that tellest  
+
==O thou that tellest==
  
 
O! thou that tellest  
 
O! thou that tellest  
good tidings to Zion,  
+
good tidings to Zion, <br>
 
get thee up  
 
get thee up  
into the high mountain;  
+
into the high mountain; <br>
 
O! thou that tellest  
 
O! thou that tellest  
good tidings to Jerusalem,  
+
good tidings to Jerusalem, <br>
lift up thy voice with strength;  
+
lift up thy voice with strength; <br>
lift it up, be not afraid;  
+
lift it up, be not afraid; <br>
say unto the cities of Judah,
+
say unto the cities of Judah,<br>
 
Behold your God!  
 
Behold your God!  
Arise, shine,  
+
Arise, shine, <br>
for thy light is come,  
+
for thy light is come, <br>
 
and the glory of the Lord  
 
and the glory of the Lord  
is risen upon thee.
+
is risen upon thee.<br>
  
(10) For behold, darkness shall cover the earth
+
==For behold, darkness shall cover the earth==
  
For, behold!  
+
For, behold! <br>
 
darkness shall cover  
 
darkness shall cover  
the earth,  
+
the earth, <br>
 
and gross darkness  
 
and gross darkness  
the people;  
+
the people; <br>
 
but the Lord shall  
 
but the Lord shall  
arise upon thee,  
+
arise upon thee, <br>
 
and His glory shall  
 
and His glory shall  
be seen upon thee.
+
be seen upon thee.<br>
 
And the Gentiles shall  
 
And the Gentiles shall  
come to thy light,  
+
come to thy light, <br>
 
and kings to the brightness
 
and kings to the brightness
of thy rising.
+
of thy rising.<br>
  
  
(11) The people that walked in darkness
+
==The people that walked in darkness==
  
 
The people that walked  
 
The people that walked  
 
in darkness have seen  
 
in darkness have seen  
a great light,  
+
a great light, <br>
 
and they that dwell  
 
and they that dwell  
 
in the land of the shadow  
 
in the land of the shadow  
of death,  
+
of death, <br>
 
upon them hath the light  
 
upon them hath the light  
shined.
+
shined.<br>
  
(12)For unto Us a Child is born
+
==For unto Us a Child is born==
  
For unto us a Child is born,
+
For unto us a Child is born,<br>
unto us a son is given,
+
unto us a son is given,<br>
 
and the government shall  
 
and the government shall  
be upon His shoulder:  
+
be upon His shoulder: <br>
 
and His name shall be called
 
and His name shall be called
Wonderful, Counsellor,  
+
Wonderful, Counsellor, <br>
 
the mighty God,  
 
the mighty God,  
 
the everlasting Father,  
 
the everlasting Father,  
the Prince of Peace.
+
the Prince of Peace.<br>
  
(14) There were shepherds  
+
==There were shepherds==
  
 
There were shepherds abiding  
 
There were shepherds abiding  
in the field,  
+
in the field, <br>
 
keeping watch over their  
 
keeping watch over their  
flock by night.  
+
flock by night. <br>
  
 
And lo! the angel of the Lord  
 
And lo! the angel of the Lord  
came upon them,  
+
came upon them, <br>
 
and the glory of the Lord  
 
and the glory of the Lord  
shone round about them,
+
shone round about them,<br>
and they were sore afraid.
+
and they were sore afraid.<br>
  
(15) And the Angel said unto them
+
==And the Angel said unto them==
 
   
 
   
And the angel said unto them,  
+
And the angel said unto them, <br>
Fear not, for behold,  
+
Fear not, for behold, <br>
 
I bring you good tidings of  
 
I bring you good tidings of  
great joy,  
+
great joy, <br>
which shall be to all people.  
+
which shall be to all people. <br>
 
For unto you is born this day  
 
For unto you is born this day  
in the city of David, a Saviour,
+
in the city of David, a Saviour,<br>
which is Christ, the Lord.
+
which is Christ, the Lord.<br>
  
(16) And suddenly there was with the Angel
+
==And suddenly there was with the Angel==
 
   
 
   
 
And suddenly there was  
 
And suddenly there was  
 
with the angel a multitude  
 
with the angel a multitude  
 
of the heavenly host praising  
 
of the heavenly host praising  
God, and saying:
+
God, and saying:<br>
  
(17) Glory to God
+
==Glory to God==
  
Glory to God in the highest,  
+
Glory to God in the highest, <br>
and peace on earth,  
+
and peace on earth, <br>
good will towards men.
+
good will towards men.<br>
  
(18) Rejoice greatly
+
==Rejoice greatly==
  
Rejoice greatly,  
+
Rejoice greatly, <br>
O daughter of Sion,
+
O daughter of Sion,<br>
Shout, O daughter of Jerusalem,
+
Shout, O daughter of Jerusalem,<br>
 
behold,  
 
behold,  
thy King cometh unto thee.  
+
thy King cometh unto thee. <br>
He is the righteous Saviour.
+
He is the righteous Saviour.<br>
 
And he shall speak peace  
 
And he shall speak peace  
unto the heathen.
+
unto the heathen.<br>
  
(19) Then shall the eyes of the blind
+
==Then shall the eyes of the blind==
 
   
 
   
 
Then shall the eyes of the blind  
 
Then shall the eyes of the blind  
be open'd,  
+
be open'd, <br>
 
and the ears of the deaf  
 
and the ears of the deaf  
unstopped.
+
unstopped.<br>
 
Then shall the lame man  
 
Then shall the lame man  
leap as a hart,  
+
leap as a hart, <br>
 
and the tongue of the dumb  
 
and the tongue of the dumb  
shall sing.
+
shall sing.<br>
  
(20) He shall feed  
+
==He shall feed==
 
   
 
   
 
He shall feed his flock  
 
He shall feed his flock  
like a shepherd;  
+
like a shepherd; <br>
 
and he shall gather the lambs
 
and he shall gather the lambs
with His arm,  
+
with His arm, <br>
and carry them in His bossom,  
+
and carry them in His bossom, <br>
 
and gently lead those  
 
and gently lead those  
that are with young.  
+
that are with young. <br>
  
 
Come unto Him,  
 
Come unto Him,  
 
all ye that labour
 
all ye that labour
come unto him that are heavy laden,  
+
come unto him that are heavy laden, <br>
and He will give you rest.  
+
and He will give you rest. <br>
Take his yoke upon you,  
+
Take his yoke upon you, <br>
and learn of him;  
+
and learn of him; <br>
for he is meek and lowly of heart,  
+
for he is meek and lowly of heart, <br>
 
and ye shall find rest unto  
 
and ye shall find rest unto  
your souls.
+
your souls.<br>
  
(21) His yoke is easy
+
==His yoke is easy==
  
 
His yoke is easy,  
 
His yoke is easy,  
his burden is light.  
+
his burden is light. <br>
  
(22) Behold the lamb of God
+
==Behold the lamb of God==
  
Behold the Lamb of God,
+
Behold the Lamb of God,<br>
 
that taketh away the sin  
 
that taketh away the sin  
of the world.
+
of the world.<br>
  
(23) He was despised  
+
==He was despised==
 
   
 
   
 
He was despised and rejected  
 
He was despised and rejected  
of men, a man of sorrows,  
+
of men, a man of sorrows, <br>
and acquainted with grief.
+
and acquainted with grief.<br>
 
He gave his back to the  
 
He gave his back to the  
smiters,  
+
smiters, <br>
 
and His cheeks to  
 
and His cheeks to  
them that plucked off the hair,
+
them that plucked off the hair,<br>
 
He hid not His face from  
 
He hid not His face from  
shame and spitting.
+
shame and spitting.<br>
  
(24) Surely He hath borne our griefs
+
==Surely He hath borne our griefs==
  
Surely he hath borne our griefs,
+
Surely he hath borne our griefs,<br>
and carried our sorrows!
+
and carried our sorrows!<br>
 
He was wounded for our  
 
He was wounded for our  
transgressions,  
+
transgressions, <br>
 
he was bruised for our  
 
he was bruised for our  
iniquities; the chastisement  
+
iniquities; <br>the chastisement  
of our peace was upon him.
+
of our peace was upon him.<br>
 
And with his stripes we are  
 
And with his stripes we are  
healed.
+
healed.<br>
  
(26) All we like sheep have gone astray
+
==All we like sheep have gone astray==
 
   
 
   
All we, like sheep,
+
All we, like sheep,<br>
have gone astray;  
+
have gone astray; <br>
we have turned every one to his own way;  
+
we have turned every one to his own way; <br>
 
And the Lord hath laid on him  
 
And the Lord hath laid on him  
the iniquity of us all.
+
the iniquity of us all.<br>
  
(27) All they that see him laugh him to scorn
+
==All they that see him laugh him to scorn==
  
All they that see him,
+
All they that see him,<br>
laugh him to scorn:  
+
laugh him to scorn: <br>
they shoot out their lips,
+
they shoot out their lips,<br>
they shake their heads,
+
they shake their heads,<br>
 
saying.
 
saying.
  
(28) He trusted in God
+
==He trusted in God==
 
   
 
   
 
He trusted in God
 
He trusted in God
that he would deliver him:
+
that he would deliver him:<br>
let him deliver him,  
+
let him deliver him, <br>
if he delight in him.
+
if he delight in him.<br>
  
(29) Thy rebuke hath broken His heart
+
==Thy rebuke hath broken His heart==
  
Thy rebuke hath broken his heart;  
+
Thy rebuke hath broken his heart; <br>
He is full of heaviness.  
+
He is full of heaviness. <br>
 
He looked for some to have  
 
He looked for some to have  
pity on Him,  
+
pity on Him, <br>
but there was no man;  
+
but there was no man; <br>
neither found He any to comfort Him.
+
neither found He any to comfort Him.<br>
  
(30) Behold, and see  
+
==Behold, and see==
 
   
 
   
Behold,  
+
Behold, <br>
 
and see if there be any  
 
and see if there be any  
 
sorrow like unto his  
 
sorrow like unto his  
sorrow!
+
sorrow!<br>
  
(31) He was cut off out of the land of the living
+
==He was cut off out of the land of the living==
 
   
 
   
 
he was cut off out of the  
 
he was cut off out of the  
the living:  
+
the living: <br>
 
for the transgression of  
 
for the transgression of  
Thy people was He stricken.
+
Thy people was He stricken.<br>
  
(32) But Thou didst not leave  
+
==But Thou didst not leave==
  
 
But thou didst not leave  
 
But thou didst not leave  
his soul in hell;  
+
his soul in hell; <br>
 
nor didst thou suffer  
 
nor didst thou suffer  
Thy Holy One to see corruption.
+
Thy Holy One to see corruption.<br>
  
(33) Lift up your heads
+
==Lift up your heads==
 
   
 
   
Lift up your heads,  
+
Lift up your heads, <br>
O ye gates;  
+
O ye gates; <br>
and be ye lift up,  
+
and be ye lift up, <br>
ye everlasting doors;  
+
ye everlasting doors; <br>
 
and the King of Glory shall  
 
and the King of Glory shall  
come in!
+
come in!<br>
Who is the King of Glory?  
+
Who is the King of Glory? <br>
The Lord strong and mighty,  
+
The Lord strong and mighty, <br>
the Lord mighty in battle.
+
the Lord mighty in battle.<br>
Lift up your heads, O ye gates;
+
Lift up your heads, O ye gates;<br>
and be ye lift up,  
+
and be ye lift up, <br>
ye everlasting doors;  
+
ye everlasting doors; <br>
 
and the King of Glory shall  
 
and the King of Glory shall  
come in.  
+
come in. <br>
 
Who is the King  
 
Who is the King  
of Glory? The Lord of Hosts,  
+
of Glory? The Lord of Hosts, <br>
He is the King of Glory.
+
He is the King of Glory.<br>
  
(34) Unto which of the angels
+
==Unto which of the angels==
  
 
For unto which of the angels
 
For unto which of the angels
said He at any time,  
+
said He at any time, <br>
Thou art my Son,  
+
Thou art my Son, <br>
this day have I begotten thee?
+
this day have I begotten thee?<br>
  
  
(35) Let all the angels  
+
==Let all the angels==
  
 
Let all the angels of God  
 
Let all the angels of God  
worship Him
+
worship Him<br>
  
(36) Thou art gone up on high
+
==Thou art gone up on high==
 
   
 
   
Thou art gone up on high,  
+
Thou art gone up on high, <br>
Thou hast led captivity captive
+
Thou hast led captivity captive,<br>
,
+
and received gifts for men;<br>
and received gifts for men;
+
yea, even for Thine enemies,<br>
yea, even for Thine enemies,
 
 
that the Lord God might dwell
 
that the Lord God might dwell
among them.
+
among them.<br>
  
(37) The Lord gave the word
+
==The Lord gave the word==
  
The Lord gave the word:  
+
The Lord gave the word: <br>
 
great was the company of  
 
great was the company of  
the preachers.
+
the preachers.<br>
  
(38) How beautiful are the feet
+
==How beautiful are the feet==
 
   
 
   
 
How beautiful are the feet  
 
How beautiful are the feet  
 
of them that preach the gospel
 
of them that preach the gospel
of peace, and bring glad  
+
of peace,<br> and bring glad  
tidings of good things!
+
tidings of good things!<br>
  
(39) Their sound is gone out
+
==Their sound is gone out==
 
   
 
   
 
their sound is gone out  
 
their sound is gone out  
into all lands, and their  
+
into all lands, <br>and their  
 
words unto the ends of the
 
words unto the ends of the
world.
+
world.<br>
  
(40) Why do the nations rage?
+
==Why do the nations rage?==
  
Why do the nations so furiously rage together
+
Why do the nations so furiously rage together?<br>
 
why do the people  
 
why do the people  
imagine a vain thing?
+
imagine a vain thing?<br>
The kings of the earth rise up,
+
The kings of the earth rise up,<br>
 
and the rulers take counsel  
 
and the rulers take counsel  
together, against the Lord,  
+
together, against the Lord, <br>
and against His anointed.
+
and against His anointed.<br>
  
 
+
==Let us break their bonds==
(41) Let us break their bonds  
 
  
 
Let us break their bonds  
 
Let us break their bonds  
asunder, and cast away their  
+
asunder,<br> and cast away their  
yokes from us.
+
yokes from us.<br>
  
(42) He that dwelleth  
+
==He that dwelleth==
  
 
He that dwelleth in   
 
He that dwelleth in   
heaven shall laugh them to  
+
heaven <br>shall laugh them to  
scorn; the Lord shall have  
+
scorn; <br>the Lord shall have  
them in derision.
+
them in derision.<br>
 +
 
 +
==Thou shalt break them==
  
(43) Thou shalt break them
 
 
Thou shalt break them with a  
 
Thou shalt break them with a  
rod of iron; Thou shalt dash  
+
rod of iron;<br> Thou shalt dash  
 
them in pieces like a potter's
 
them in pieces like a potter's
vessel.
+
vessel.<br>
 +
 
 +
==Hallelujah==
  
(44) Hallelujah
+
Hallelujah! <br>for the Lord God  
Hallelujah! for the Lord God  
+
omnipotent reigneth. <br>
omnipotent reigneth.  
 
 
the kingdom of this world  
 
the kingdom of this world  
 
is become the kingdom
 
is become the kingdom
of our Lord,  
+
of our Lord, <br>
and of His Christ:  
+
and of His Christ: <br>
 
and He shall reign for ever  
 
and He shall reign for ever  
and ever.  
+
and ever. <br>
King of kings and lord of lords.  
+
King of kings and lord of lords. <br>
  
 
+
==I know that my redeemer liveth==
(45) I know that my redeemer liveth
 
 
   
 
   
I know that my redeemer liveth,
+
I know that my redeemer liveth,<br>
 
and that He shall stand at the  
 
and that He shall stand at the  
latter day upon the earth
+
latter day upon the earth<br>
 
And though worms destroy this
 
And though worms destroy this
body, yet in my flesh shall
+
body, <br>yet in my flesh shall
I see God.  
+
I see God. <br>
 
   
 
   
 
For now is Christ risen  
 
For now is Christ risen  
from the dead.
+
from the dead.<br>
 
the first fruits of them that  
 
the first fruits of them that  
sleep.
+
sleep.<br>
  
(46) Since by man  
+
==Since by man==
 
   
 
   
Since by man came death,  
+
Since by man came death, <br>
 
by man came also the  
 
by man came also the  
resurrection of the dead.
+
resurrection of the dead.<br>
 
For as in Adam all die
 
For as in Adam all die
 
even so in Christ shall
 
even so in Christ shall
all be made alive.
+
all be made alive.<br>
  
(47) Behold I tell you  
+
==Behold I tell you==
  
Behold, I tell you a mystery!
+
Behold, I tell you a mystery!<br>
We shall not all sleep;  
+
We shall not all sleep; <br>
but we shall all be changed,  
+
but we shall all be changed, <br>
In a moment,  
+
In a moment, <br>
in the twinkling of an eye,  
+
in the twinkling of an eye, <br>
at the last trumpet.
+
at the last trumpet.<br>
  
(48) The trumpet shall sound
+
==The trumpet shall sound==
  
the trumpet shall sound,  
+
the trumpet shall sound, <br>
 
and the dead shall be raised  
 
and the dead shall be raised  
incorruptible,  
+
incorruptible, <br>
and we shall be changed.
+
and we shall be changed.<br>
 
For this corruptible must  
 
For this corruptible must  
put on incorruption,  
+
put on incorruption, <br>
 
and this mortal must put on  
 
and this mortal must put on  
immortality.
+
immortality.<br>
  
(49) Then shall be brought to pass
+
==Then shall be brought to pass==
  
 
then shall be brought to pass
 
then shall be brought to pass
the saying that is written,
+
the saying that is written,<br>
 
Death is swallowed up in  
 
Death is swallowed up in  
victory.
+
victory.<br>
  
(50) O death
+
==O death==
  
O death, where is thy sting?
+
O death, where is thy sting?<br>
O grave, where is thy victory?
+
O grave, where is thy victory?<br>
The sting of death is sin;
+
The sting of death is sin;<br>
 
and the strength of sin is  
 
and the strength of sin is  
the law.
+
the law.<br>
 +
 
 +
==But thanks be to God==
  
(51) But thanks be to God
+
But thanks be to God, <br>
But thanks be to God,  
 
 
who giveth us the victory  
 
who giveth us the victory  
through our Lord Jesus Christ.
+
through our Lord Jesus Christ.<br>
  
(52) If God be for us
+
==If God be for us==
 
   
 
   
If God be for us,  
+
If God be for us, <br>
who can be against us?
+
who can be against us?<br>
 
Who shall lay any thing to the
 
Who shall lay any thing to the
charge of God's elect?  
+
charge of God's elect? <br>
It is God that justifieth.
+
It is God that justifieth.<br>
Who is he that condemneth?  
+
Who is he that condemneth? <br>
It is Christ that died,  
+
It is Christ that died, <br>
yea rather, that is risen again,
+
yea rather, that is risen again,<br>
who is at the right hand of  
+
who is at the right hand of  
God, who makes intercession  
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God, <br>who makes intercession  
for us.
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for us.<br>
  
(53) Worthy is the Lamb
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==Worthy is the Lamb==
  
 
Worthy is the Lamb that  
 
Worthy is the Lamb that  
was slain and hath redeemed us
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was slain <br>and hath redeemed us
to God by his blood,
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to God by his blood,<br>
to receive power,  
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to receive power, <br>
and riches, and wisdom,  
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and riches, and wisdom, <br>
and strength, and honour,  
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and strength, and honour, <br>
and glory, and blessing.
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and glory, and blessing.<br>
Blessing, and honour,  
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Blessing, and honour, <br>
glory and power,  
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glory and power, <br>
 
be unto Him that sitteth  
 
be unto Him that sitteth  
upon the throne,  
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upon the throne, <br>
 
and unto the Lamb for ever  
 
and unto the Lamb for ever  
and ever.       
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and ever.<br>      
  
  
(54) Amen.
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==Amen==
  
 
Amen.
 
Amen.

Revision as of 04:40, 3 September 2006

Comfort Ye

Comfort ye!
comfort ye my people!
saith your God.
Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem,
and cry unto her that her warfare is accomplish'd,
that her iniquity is pardon'd.
The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness,
Prepare ye the way of the Lord,
make straight in the desert a highway for our God.

Every Valley shall be exalted

Ev'ry valley shall be exalted,
and every mountain and hill made low,
the crooked straight,
and the rough places plain.

And the Glory of the Lord

And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed.
And all flesh shall see it together:
for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.

Thus saith the Lord

Thus saith the Lord of Hosts;
Yet once a little while
and I will shake the heav'ns and the earth,
the sea and the dry land.
And I will shake all nations,
and the desire of all nations shall come.
The Lord whom ye seek,
shall suddenly come to His temple,
ev'n the messenger of the covenant,
whom ye delight in,
Behold, He shall come,
saith the Lord of Hosts.

But who may abide

But who may abide the day of His coming?
and who shall stand when He appeareth?
For He is like a refiner's fire.

And He shall purify

And He shall purify the sons of Levi,
that they may offer unto the Lord an offering in righteousness.

Behold A Virgin Shall Conceive

Behold, a virgin shall conceive,
and bear a son,
and shall call his name Emmanuel,
God with us.

O thou that tellest

O! thou that tellest good tidings to Zion,
get thee up into the high mountain;
O! thou that tellest good tidings to Jerusalem,
lift up thy voice with strength;
lift it up, be not afraid;
say unto the cities of Judah,
Behold your God! Arise, shine,
for thy light is come,
and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee.

For behold, darkness shall cover the earth

For, behold!
darkness shall cover the earth,
and gross darkness the people;
but the Lord shall arise upon thee,
and His glory shall be seen upon thee.
And the Gentiles shall come to thy light,
and kings to the brightness of thy rising.


The people that walked in darkness

The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light,
and they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death,
upon them hath the light shined.

For unto Us a Child is born

For unto us a Child is born,
unto us a son is given,
and the government shall be upon His shoulder:
and His name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor,
the mighty God, the everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace.

There were shepherds

There were shepherds abiding in the field,
keeping watch over their flock by night.

And lo! the angel of the Lord came upon them,
and the glory of the Lord shone round about them,
and they were sore afraid.

And the Angel said unto them

And the angel said unto them,
Fear not, for behold,
I bring you good tidings of great joy,
which shall be to all people.
For unto you is born this day in the city of David, a Saviour,
which is Christ, the Lord.

And suddenly there was with the Angel

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying:

Glory to God

Glory to God in the highest,
and peace on earth,
good will towards men.

Rejoice greatly

Rejoice greatly,
O daughter of Sion,
Shout, O daughter of Jerusalem,
behold, thy King cometh unto thee.
He is the righteous Saviour.
And he shall speak peace unto the heathen.

Then shall the eyes of the blind

Then shall the eyes of the blind be open'd,
and the ears of the deaf unstopped.
Then shall the lame man leap as a hart,
and the tongue of the dumb shall sing.

He shall feed

He shall feed his flock like a shepherd;
and he shall gather the lambs with His arm,
and carry them in His bossom,
and gently lead those that are with young.

Come unto Him, all ye that labour come unto him that are heavy laden,
and He will give you rest.
Take his yoke upon you,
and learn of him;
for he is meek and lowly of heart,
and ye shall find rest unto your souls.

His yoke is easy

His yoke is easy, his burden is light.

Behold the lamb of God

Behold the Lamb of God,
that taketh away the sin of the world.

He was despised

He was despised and rejected of men, a man of sorrows,
and acquainted with grief.
He gave his back to the smiters,
and His cheeks to them that plucked off the hair,
He hid not His face from shame and spitting.

Surely He hath borne our griefs

Surely he hath borne our griefs,
and carried our sorrows!
He was wounded for our transgressions,
he was bruised for our iniquities;
the chastisement of our peace was upon him.
And with his stripes we are healed.

All we like sheep have gone astray

All we, like sheep,
have gone astray;
we have turned every one to his own way;
And the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.

All they that see him laugh him to scorn

All they that see him,
laugh him to scorn:
they shoot out their lips,
they shake their heads,
saying.

He trusted in God

He trusted in God that he would deliver him:
let him deliver him,
if he delight in him.

Thy rebuke hath broken His heart

Thy rebuke hath broken his heart;
He is full of heaviness.
He looked for some to have pity on Him,
but there was no man;
neither found He any to comfort Him.

Behold, and see

Behold,
and see if there be any sorrow like unto his sorrow!

He was cut off out of the land of the living

he was cut off out of the the living:
for the transgression of Thy people was He stricken.

But Thou didst not leave

But thou didst not leave his soul in hell;
nor didst thou suffer Thy Holy One to see corruption.

Lift up your heads

Lift up your heads,
O ye gates;
and be ye lift up,
ye everlasting doors;
and the King of Glory shall come in!
Who is the King of Glory?
The Lord strong and mighty,
the Lord mighty in battle.
Lift up your heads, O ye gates;
and be ye lift up,
ye everlasting doors;
and the King of Glory shall come in.
Who is the King of Glory? The Lord of Hosts,
He is the King of Glory.

Unto which of the angels

For unto which of the angels said He at any time,
Thou art my Son,
this day have I begotten thee?


Let all the angels

Let all the angels of God worship Him

Thou art gone up on high

Thou art gone up on high,
Thou hast led captivity captive,
and received gifts for men;
yea, even for Thine enemies,
that the Lord God might dwell among them.

The Lord gave the word

The Lord gave the word:
great was the company of the preachers.

How beautiful are the feet

How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace,
and bring glad tidings of good things!

Their sound is gone out

their sound is gone out into all lands,
and their words unto the ends of the world.

Why do the nations rage?

Why do the nations so furiously rage together?
why do the people imagine a vain thing?
The kings of the earth rise up,
and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord,
and against His anointed.

Let us break their bonds

Let us break their bonds asunder,
and cast away their yokes from us.

He that dwelleth

He that dwelleth in heaven
shall laugh them to scorn;
the Lord shall have them in derision.

Thou shalt break them

Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron;
Thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.

Hallelujah

Hallelujah!
for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth.
the kingdom of this world is become the kingdom of our Lord,
and of His Christ:
and He shall reign for ever and ever.
King of kings and lord of lords.

I know that my redeemer liveth

I know that my redeemer liveth,
and that He shall stand at the latter day upon the earth
And though worms destroy this body,
yet in my flesh shall I see God.

For now is Christ risen from the dead.
the first fruits of them that sleep.

Since by man

Since by man came death,
by man came also the resurrection of the dead.
For as in Adam all die even so in Christ shall all be made alive.

Behold I tell you

Behold, I tell you a mystery!
We shall not all sleep;
but we shall all be changed,
In a moment,
in the twinkling of an eye,
at the last trumpet.

The trumpet shall sound

the trumpet shall sound,
and the dead shall be raised incorruptible,
and we shall be changed.
For this corruptible must put on incorruption,
and this mortal must put on immortality.

Then shall be brought to pass

then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written,
Death is swallowed up in victory.

O death

O death, where is thy sting?
O grave, where is thy victory?
The sting of death is sin;
and the strength of sin is the law.

But thanks be to God

But thanks be to God,
who giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

If God be for us

If God be for us,
who can be against us?
Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God's elect?
It is God that justifieth.
Who is he that condemneth?
It is Christ that died,
yea rather, that is risen again,
who is at the right hand of God,
who makes intercession for us.

Worthy is the Lamb

Worthy is the Lamb that was slain
and hath redeemed us to God by his blood,
to receive power,
and riches, and wisdom,
and strength, and honour,
and glory, and blessing.
Blessing, and honour,
glory and power,
be unto Him that sitteth upon the throne,
and unto the Lamb for ever and ever.


Amen

Amen.