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“Peace on Earth”


Peace on earth, with a world at war?

O what were the angels singing for

That far-away night when the Star shown down

With a glorious light on Bethlehem’s town?


Peace on earth! They were singing of Him

Who was born that night to redeem from sin;

Who still has the power to cleanse and to heal

The contrite heart who is willing to kneel.


Peace on earth, amid sorrow and loss?

Yes, peace indeed, at the foot of the cross!

Peace in a world that is troubled and torn,

Peace in each heart where the Savior is born.


Peace on earth, while the nations rage?

And history is making its darkest page?

Yes, peace on earth, for its steadfast light

Is burning in thousands of hearts tonight!


---------A.H.M.

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