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We Three Kings  Misc. Christmas

words and music; John Hopkins (1820-1891)
This is actually a hymn for Epiphany (not Christmas)

[Em]We three kings of [B7]Orient [Em]are
[Em]Bearing gifts we [B7]traverse a-[Em]far
[Em]Field and [D]fountain, [G]moor and mountain
[Am]Following [Em]yon-[B7]der [Em]star
. . . Refrain . . .
[D]Ooo[D7]ooh
[G]star of [C]wonder [G]star of night
[G]Star with [C]royal [G]beauty bright
[Em]Westward [D]leading [C]still pro-[D]ceeding
[G]Guide us [C]to thy [G]perfect light
[Em]Born a king on [B7]Bethlehem's [Em]plain
[Em]Gold I bring to [B7]crown him a-[Em]gain.
[Em]King for-[D]ever [G]ceasing never.
[Am]Over us [Em]all- [B7]to- [Em]reign.
. . . Refrain . . .
[Em]Frankincense to [B7]offer have [Em]I.
[Em]Incense owns a [B7]Deity [Em]nigh.
[Em]Prayer and [D]praising, [G]gladly raising.
[Am]Worship Him, [Em]God [B7]on- [Em]high.
. . . Refrain . . .
[Em]Myrrh is mine; it's [B7]bitter per-[Em]fume.
[Em]Breathes a life of [B7]gathering [Em]gloom.
[Em]Sorrowing, [D]sighing, [G]bleeding, dying,
[Am]Sealed in a [Em]stone-[B7]cold [Em]tomb.
. . . Refrain . . .
[Em]Glorious now be-[B7]hold him a[Em]rise,
[Em]King and God, and [B7]sacri-[Em]fice;
[Em]Heaven sings [D]Alle-[G]luia; Alle-
-[Am]luia the [Em]earth [B7]re--[Em]plies.
. . . Refrain . . .

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