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022. An English Christmas

On christmas night all christians sing

to hear the news the angels bring
On christmas night all christians sing

to hear the news the angels bring

news of great joy, news of great mirth

news of our merciful King's birth

 

Then why should mwn on Earth be so sad
since our redeemer made us glad
Then why should mwn on Earth be so sad
since our redeemer made us glad
When from our sin he set us free
all for to gain our liberty

 

All out of darkness we have light
Which made the angels sing this night
All out of darkness we have light
Which made the angels sing this night

Glory to God and peace to men
Now and forever more Amen

In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind made moan,
Earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone;
Snow had fallen, snow on snow, snow on snow,
In the bleak midwinter, long ago.

What can I give Him, poor as I am?
If I were a
shepherd, I would bring a lamb;
If I were a Wise Man, I would do my part;
Yet what I can I give Him: give my heart.

Aah
God rest ye merry gentlemen
Let nothing you dismay
For Jesus Christ our savior
Was born on christmas day
To save us all from satan’s power
When we were gone astray
Oh tiding of comfort and
joy,
comfort and joy,
Oh tidings of comfort and joy.

Aah
From God our heavenly father
a blessed angel came
And unto certain shepherds
Brought tidings of the same
How that in Bethlehem was born
The son
of God by name
Oh tidings of comfort and joy

comfort and joy,
Oh tidings of comfort and joy. And joy!
Now to the Lord sing praises
All you within this place

And with true love and brotherhood
each other now embrace
This Holy tide of Christmas
all anger should efface
Oh tidings of comfort and joy

comfort and joy,
Oh tidings of comfort and joy.
Comfort and joy!

Once in royal David's city,
Stood a lowly cattle
shed,
Where a mother laid her Baby,
In a manger for His bed:
Mary was that mother mild,
Jesus Christ, her little Child.

 

And thro’ all his wondrous childhood,

He would honour and obey,
Love and watch the lowly maiden
In whose gentle arms He lay,
Christian children all must be,
Mild obedient good as He.

I saw three ships come sailing in
On
Christmas Day, on Christmas Day;
I saw three ships come sailing in
On Christmas Day in the morning.

And what was in those ships all three,
On Christmas Day, on Christmas Day?
And what was in those ships all three,
On Christmas Day in the morning?

The Virgin Mary and Christ were there,
On Christmas Day, on Christmas Day;
The Virgin Mary and Christ were there,
On Christmas Day in the morning.

Pray, wither sailed those ships all three,
On Christmas Day, on Christmas Day;
Pray, wither sailed those ships all three,
On Christmas Day in the morning?

O they sailed into Bethlehem,
On Christmas Day, on Christmas Day;
O they sailed into Bethlehem,
On Christmas Day in the morning.

And all the bells on earth shall ring,
On Christmas Day, on Christmas Day;
And all the bells on earth shall ring,
On Christmas Day in the morning.

 

Oh, come, all ye faithful,
Joyful and triumphant!
Oh, come ye, oh, come ye to Bethlehem;
Come and behold him
Born
the king of angels:
Oh, come, let us adore him,
Oh, come, let us adore him,
Oh, come, let us adore him,
Christ the Lord.

Sing, choirs of angels,
Sing in exultation,
Sing, all ye citizens of heaven above!
Glory
to God
In the highest:
Oh, come, let us adore him,
Oh, come, let us adore him,
Oh, come, let us adore him,
Christ the Lord.