Joy to the World

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Sufjan Stevens

Sufjan Stevens ( /ˈsuːfjɑːn/ SOOF-yahn; born July 1, 1975) is an American singer-songwriter and musician born in Detroit, Michigan. Stevens first began releasing his music on Asthmatic Kitty, a label co-founded with his stepfather, beginning with the 1999 release, A Sun Came. He is best known f… more »

Joy to the world! The Lord is come
Let earth receive her King!
Let every heart prepare him room
And heaven and nature sing

Joy to the earth! The Savior reigns
Let men their songs employ
While fields and floods, rocks, hills, and plains
Repeat the sounding joy

No more let sins and sorrows grow
Nor thorns infest the ground
He comes to make his blessings flow
Far as the curse is found

He rules the earth with truth and grace
And makes the nations prove
The glories of his righteousness
And wonders of his love

Written by: Lowell Mason, Roger Wilcock

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, HAL LEONARD CORPORATION , Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., O/B/O APRA AMCOS, Peermusic Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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