It is not enough for You to be My servant raising up the tribes of Jacob and restoring the protected ones of Israel. I will also make You a light for the nations, to be My salvation to the ends of the earth. Isaiah 49:6

John B. Dykes(1823–1876)

Words: Tho­mas B. Mur­ray, Lays of Christ­mas (Lon­don: Fran­cis & John Ri­vin­gton, 1847), num­ber 6, alt. The last three stan­zas could be omit­ted or mo­di­fied when the hymn is used out­side Eng­land.

Music: Vox Di­lec­ti John B. Dykes, 1868 (