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Sda hymnal 135 – O Little Town of Bethlehem

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O Little Town of Bethlehem
Verse 1:
O little town of Bethlehem,
How still we see thee lie!
Above thy deep and dreamless sleep
The silent stars go by;
Yet in thy dark streets shineth
The everlasting light;
The hopes and fears of all the years
Are met in thee tonight.

Verse 2:
For Christ is born of Mary;
And gathered all above,
While mortals sleep, the angels keep
Their watch of wondering love.
O morning stars, together
Proclaim the holy birth!
And praises sing to God the King,
And peace to men on earth.
O Little Town of Bethlehem Verse 3:
How silently, how silently
The wondrous gift is given!
So God imparts to human hearts
The blessings of His heaven.
No ear may hear His coming;
But in this world of sin,
Where meek souls will receive Him still,
The dear Christ enters in.

Verse 3:
How silently, how silently
The wondrous gift is given!
So God imparts to human hearts
The blessings of His heaven.
No ear may hear His coming;
But in this world of sin,
Where meek souls will receive Him still,
The dear Christ enters in.

Verse 4:
O holy child of Bethlehem,
Descend to us, we pray;
Cast out our sin and enter in –
Be born in us today.
We hear the Christmas angels
The great glad tidings tell –
Oh, come to us, abide with us,
Our Lord Immanuel!

O Little Town of Bethlehem Sung by Kari Jobe

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