Musical offering for the first Sunday of Advent

The tree of life my soul hath seen,
Laden with fruit and always green;
The trees of nature fruitless be
Compared with Christ the apple tree.

His beauty doth all things excel;
By faith I know but ne’er can tell
The glory which I now can see
In Jesus Christ the apple tree.

For happiness I long have sought,
And pleasure dearly I have bought;
I missed of all, but now I see
‘Tis found in Christ the apple tree.

I’m weary with my former toil,
Here I will sit and rest a while;
Under the shadow I will be
Of Jesus Christ the apple tree.

This fruit doth make my soul to thrive,
It keeps my dying faith alive;
Which makes my soul in haste to be
With Jesus Christ the apple tree.

2 Responses to Musical offering for the first Sunday of Advent

  1. Lovely. —- Suzanne

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  2. HAT says:

    So beautiful. It brought back memories of singing with a choir that sang this one year for Advent, and of the director, and the other choristers … precious. Thank you.

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