O come, Divine Messiah, the world in silence waits the day.
When hope shall sing its triumph, and sadness flee away.
Sweet Savior haste; Come, come to earth;
Dispel the night and show Thy face,
And bid us hail the dawn of grace.
Thou'll come in peace and meekness, and lowly will Thy cradle be
As veiled in human weakness, Thy majesty we shall see.