1 MEN God sent his son into the world -
listen to his voice today;
hear of his salvation coming,
hurry, go and tell it.
All you Christians hear!
ALL Sing hallelujah, night is gone;
let us rejoice, the morning comes,
Christ has come and he is here.
Hallelujah!

2 WOMEN He wants to be your king now -
listen to his voice today;
mercy and blessing
he will give to you today.
All you Christians hear!
ALL Sing hallelujah, night is gone . . .

3 SOLO He comes to bring salvation -
listen to his voice today;
he brings freedom, joy and health
to all his faithful people.
All you Christians hear!
ALL Sing hallelujah, night is gone . . .

4 WOMEN He heals the sick and needy -
listen to his voice today;
he, the Bread of Life, gives bread
to all who come in need.
All you Christians hear!
ALL Sing hallelujah, night is gone . . .
5 MEN Over death he's gained the victory -
listen to his voice today;
by his death and raising up
we too have gained new life today.
All you Christians hear!
ALL Sing hallelujah, night is gone . . .

From the African
© 1993 Geoff Weaver / The Jubilate Group