EXPLANATION OF THE GLOSSING SYSTEM
(to understand how I describe the signs in this translation).
(address Jesus at left with all verses) COME, SUNRISE SHINY, MORNING BRIGHT INSPIRED. COME SHINE-DOWN JUSTICE. DESTROY NIGHT ITS-rt POWER.
Refrain: CHRIST PLEASE ROUND-ABOUT US. CHRIST YOUR-lf LIGHT SHOULD EVERY PLACE. HELP-us OUR LIVE SHINY. TEACH OUR HEART THANKS OVERFLOW.
COME, FLOWER HAVE L-O-V-E. KING-DAVID HIS-ctr FATHER IDEA~LIKE TREE. PASS-DOWN TO YOU-lf LIKE BRANCH. BLOOM, BLESS WORLD WITNESS.
COME, WORD HAVE TRUTH. TEACH US KNOW HEAVEN ADVANCED. COME, WISDOM HOLY. BECOME BEST-FRIEND AND GUIDE WE TRUST.
COME, GATE OFFER HOPE. DOOR HOLY ENTER HEAVEN. COME, KING-DAVID HIS-ctr KEY. WAY HOME THERE-heaven HOME OPEN-GATE"wide".
COME LORD MIGHTY. MASTER CONTROL STAR SCADS-OF. COME, SUPPORT THOSE SEARCH PLACE SAFE. WATCH-us US LOVINGLY.
COME, GOD WITH US. JEWISH PEOPLE CHERISH HOPE. COME, LIVE WITH US. WHERE? INSIDE-SELF OUR HEART.
COME, LORD JESUS CHRIST. LONG TIME UP-TO NOW WE WAIT YOU-lf BRING US PEACE. COME, EVERY NATION HOPE"over time", PRAY OUR L-O-V-E INCREASE++.
Notes: SHINY - (2h)[open 8], POs down, FOs away, twist rapidly at wrists while rising. For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Shine.
SHINE-DOWN - [O^] is held high PO > signer; hands open to [5^] while moving > signer.
JUSTICE - (2h)[B^], POs ><, FOs up, tap FT while moving in a horizontal circle.
ROUND-ABOUT - , PO down, FO away, circles above NDH , PO > DS, FO up.
OVERFLOW - , PO down, FO away, covers top of [S], PO > DS, FO away, and FT wiggle as the hand moves away, like a cup overflowing. For a QuickTime movie of this sign, see ASL browser - overflow.
KING-DAVID - D-KING.
IDEA~LIKE - A blending where IDEA has a [Y] instead of an [I] in anticipation of LIKE which is signed smoothly right afterwards.
YOU - Underlined words are honorific indices ("indexes"), using the FT of the upturned palm to indicate who is being honored.
BRANCH - (2h), POs down, FOs away, are held along side one another and touching. The DH moves away and branches out to the DS, while the NDH does not move.
BLOOM - (2h)[A] are held together but the hands are twisted like the beginning of CHANGE. Hands twist back while opening to (2h)[5:] with the hands still held together.
BLESS - (2h)[O^], POs ><, held at mouth. Hands are brought downwards while opening to (2h). For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Bless.
WITNESS -  touches under eye while head moves down.
HEAVEN - (2h)[B], POs down, FOs ><, hands are held high, circle around each other and then separate.
ADVANCED - (2h)[B^], POs ><, FOs up, move upwards arcing towards the signer. For an animated gif of this sign, see Animated dictionary of religious signs - Deaf Missions: Exalted.
HOLY - H-CLEAN. For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Holy - 1.
MIGHTY - (2h)[S], POs > back of signer, FOs up, are held at NDS and fists descend, then repeat at DS.
SCADS-OF - (2h)[5:], POs down, FOs away, move forward to show many things.
LOVINGLY - LOVE++.
INSIDE-SELF - The FT of [C] are held against the chest and stuff the FT of [O^] into the [C] twice.
Come, O Radiant Dawn, splendor of the morning light. Come, Sun of Justice, turn away the power of night.
Refrain: Christ, circle round us. Christ, may your light surround us. Shine in our living. Fill our hearts with great thanksgiving.
Come, O Flower of Love, holy branch of Jesse's tree. Come, Bough of Blessing, bloom for allthe world to see.
Come, O Word of Truth, font of knowledge from on high. Come, Holy Wisdom, be our faithful friend and guide.
Come, O Gate of Hope, holy door of heaven's night. Come, Key of David, open wide the pathway home.
Come, O Mighty Lord, master of the stars of night. Come, Strength of Pilgrims, keep us in your loving sight.
Come, Emmanuel, cherished hope of Israel. Come, live among us, ever in our hearts to dwell.
Come, Lord Jesus Christ, long awaited Prince of Peace. Come, Hope of Nations, ever make our love increase.