Words: , Fab­eln für Kind­er (Ham­burg, Ger­ma­ny: 1833) (Al­le Jahre wied­er, kommt das Christ­us Kind). Trans­lat­ed from Ger­man to Eng­lish by , Lit­tle Children’s Book (Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia: 1885).

Music: Alle Jahre Wied­er, (1770-1846).

As each happy Christmas
Dawns on earth again,
Comes the holy Christ Child
To the hearts of men.

Enters with His blessing
Into every home,
Guides and guards our footsteps,
As we go and come.

All unknown, beside me,
He will ever stand,
And will safely lead me
With His own right hand.