Thursday, 19 November 2015

Bethlehem Rhapsody

Saw this on a friend's facebook page - too good not to share!!

(If you need to ask the tune....you'll never know!!)

Is this the real birth?
Is it nativity?
Caught in a census, in the town of his ancestry.

Open your eyes, look up to the skies and see,
He's just a poor boy, foretold by prophecy,
Because the wise men come, wise men go,
Angels high, shepherds low.

This is how God's love shows
It's a wondrous story to me, to me.

Mary, just got the word,
The angel did appear, but he told her not to fear.
Mary, now it's just begun,
Your son is gonna wash our sins away.

Mary, ooooooh,
The God who reigns on high,
Has sent His son through you to die for all.

I see a little silhouette of a sheep,
Shepherds watch, shepherds watch,
Over their flocks at night time.
Angels shine like lightening,
Very very frightening me.

Glory to God! Peace on Earth!
Glory to God! Peace on Earth!
Unto you is born this day, the only way!

I'm just a shepherd, nobody loves me.
He's just a shepherd from a poor family.
Angels said "go to the stable to see".

Wise men come, wise men go, will Herod let him live?
King Herod! No, he will not let him live.
Better go!
King Herod! No, he will not let him live.
Better go!
King Herod! No, he will not let him live.
Better go!
Will not let him live - better go!
Will not let him live - better go!
Better go, go, go, go!

Mary, Joseph, Mary Joseph,
Mary Joseph better go!
To Egypt now, got to save your son who came for me,
For me, for meeeeeeeee!

So you think that it's just a tale of days gone by?
But this child who was born went to Calvary to die.
Oh, Jesus, it's the story of Jesus.
Wash our sins out, wash our sins right out of here.

It's a wondrous story,
Anyone can see,
Let's give God the glory,
It's a wondrous story to me.

This is how God's love shone.

2 comments:

  1. Very, very clever!!! Have you been writing any sOngs lately Gary? I've done one for the school nativity but not anything else as yet!

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    1. Haven't written anything for a while - the muse has been silent.

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