Based on Luke 2. Music by Franz Gruber. Words by Josef Mohr, trans. J.F. Young. Arranged by Sarah Odhner and Nathan Odhner. Sung by Nathan Odhner. (c) 2016 General Church of the New Jerusalem. Illustrated by Marguerite Action and Janet Lockard.
"Heaven consists of... a heartfelt wishing better for others than for oneself, and serving others for the sake of their happiness with no thought of reward, simply out of love."