Sunday, December 11, 2011

Away in a Manger {Christmas Hymn Countdown}

I've decided to countdown to Christmas with some of my favourite Christmas hymns =)  Only two more weeks 'til Christmas!!!



Originally published in 1885 in a Lutheran Sunday School song book in Philadelphia and thought to be written by Charles H. Gabriel {not Martin Luther}.  

Away in a Manger

Away in a manger,
No crib for His bed
The little Lord Jesus
Laid down His sweet head

The stars in the bright sky
Looked down where He lay
The little Lord Jesus
Asleep on the hay

The cattle are lowing
The poor Baby wakes
But little Lord Jesus
No crying He makes

I love Thee, Lord Jesus
Look down from the sky
And stay by my side,
'Til morning is nigh.

Be near me, Lord Jesus,
I ask Thee to stay
Close by me forever
And love me I pray

Bless all the dear children
In Thy tender care
And take us to heaven
To live with Thee there


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