The text quotes the Gospel of Luke, while the melody is taken from Basque tradition. But it is actually of Cornish origin, with most hymn sheets opting for the old English Anglo-Saxon spelling, Nowell.
Take a little time to watch this gospel music video and rest in the Father's love. With an emphasis on intimacy and God's care for us, this gospel song is sure to capture your heart, and leave you with an enduring sense of His presence, and a hunger for more. I encourage you to draw aside and rest in the secret place of His presence.