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“Angels from the Realms of Glory”   (Stanza 1)

Angels from the realms of glory,
Wing your flight o’er all the earth;
Ye who sang creation’s story,
Now proclaim Messiah’s birth:
Come and worship,
Come and worship,
Worship Christ, the newborn King!

Today is the day (12/24/1816) that James Montgomery published his famous Carol “Angels from the Realms of Glory.”  Montgomery, born of missionary parents (West Indies) was from Scotland.  He went to England and evenuatly published the Iris  a newpaper in Sheffield, England.  It was in this paper he printed this Carol.

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