11279. Christ Was One A Little Baby

1 Christ was once a little baby,
Just like you and me;
Born in Bethl’hem of Judea,
Far across the sea;
No room for the little Jesus
Could be found on earth:
And a stable dark and dreary
Was His place of birth.

2 Day by day this little Jesus
Grew like you and me:
Learned to lisp a prayer to Heaven
At His mother’s knee;
He was poor, but very happy,
Happy in God’s love:
Listening to His gentle guidance
Coming from above.

3 This is still the same dear Jesus
Of whose birth we sing;
O! ’tis sweet to tell the story
Of our newborn king;
Who was once a little baby
Just like you and me,
Born in Bethl’hem of Judea
Far across the sea.

Text Information
First Line: Christ was once a little baby
Title: Christ Was One A Little Baby
Author: Lavinia E. Brauff
Meter: 85.85 D
Language: English
Source: Uplifted Voices by Adam Geibel and R. Frank Lehman (Philadelphia: Adam Geibel Music company, 1901)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Composer: Florence W. Williams (1901)
Meter: 85.85 D
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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