Veiled In Darkness Judah Lay


Veiled in darkness Judah lay,
Waiting for the promised day,
While across the shadowy night
Streamed a flood of glorious light,
Heavenly voices chanting then,
“Peace on earth, peace on earth, goodwill, goodwill to men.”

Still the earth in darkness lies.
Up from death’s dark vale arise
Voices of a world in grief,
Prayers of men who seek relief:
Now our darkness pierce again,
“Peace on earth, peace on earth, goodwill, goodwill to men.”

Light of light, we humbly pray,
Shine upon your world today;
Break the gloom of our dark night,
Fill our souls with love and light,
Send your blessed word again,
“Peace on earth, peace on earth, goodwill, goodwill to men.”

Amen.