What Child Is This?

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What Child is this Who laid to rest on Mary’s lap is sleeping?
Whom angels greet with anthems sweet while shepherds watch are keeping?
This, this is Christ the King, whom shepherds guard and angels sing.
Haste, haste to bring Him laud, the Babe, the Son of Mary.

Why lies He is such mean estate where ox and lamb are feeding?
Good Christians fear, for sinners here the silent Word is pleading.
Nails, spear shall pierce Him through, the cross be borne for me for you.
Hail, hail, the Word made flesh, the Babe, the Son of Mary.

So bring Him incense, gold and myrrh. Come peasant king to own Him.
The King of kings salvation brings. Let loving hearts enthrone Him.
Raise, raise a song on high. The virgin sings her lullaby.
Joy, joy, for Christ is born, the Babe, the Son of Mary.
The Babe, the Son of Mary.

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from Just in Time for Christmas, released November 27, 2018
Words by W C Dix. Music: Traditional Melody

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Vicki Morrison Goble Minnesota

It brings me joy to produce beautiful melodies with thoughtful lyrics focused on uplifting themes that speak to the peacemakers, lovers, and helpers in all of us. I use music as a positive influence in my life and in the lives of others and as a means to encourage myself and others to be active participants in life, rather than only observers. It is never too late to try something new! ... more

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