A Christmas Hymn

Baby boy wrapped in cloths
Lowly in a manger laid
God the Son in human form
Born to give his life away

See him lying weak and tender
Needy in his mother’s care
The infinite come fixed and fragile
Son of God now Son of Man

Holy! Holy! Lord Almighty!
Lowly in a manger laid
Rich made poor to make us rich
Lift your voices, sing his praise!

Holy! Holy! Lord Almighty!
Mild, he lays his glory by
Strength made weak to make us strong
Bless the Lord! Bless the Christ!

Hear his crying break the silence
New lungs stretch to catch the air
Word of God, he cannot speak
His cries must bend his mother’s ear

She lifts him gently in the darkness
Holds him close to feed her son
Great Sustainer now sustained by
Mother’s milk and mother’s love

Holy! Holy! Lord Almighty!
Lowly in a manger laid
Rich made poor to make us rich
Lift your voices, sing his praise!

Holy! Holy! Lord Almighty!
Mild, he lays his glory by
Strength made weak to make us strong
Bless the Lord! Bless the Christ!

Word made flesh, he dwelt among us
The one through whom all things were made
Great creator now created
Baby in a manger laid

Lift your voices, join the chorus
Jesus, baby born to die
Born to rise o’er death victorious
He’ll bear our sin and give us life

Holy! Holy! Lord Almighty!
Lowly in a manger laid
Rich made poor to make us rich
Lift your voices, sing his praise!

Holy! Holy! Lord Almighty!
Mild, he lays his glory by
Strength made weak to make us strong
Bless the Lord! Bless the Christ!

Author: Mike Smith

A disciple of Jesus who likes to write about stuff.

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