Come and Praise the Lord our King

Representative Text

1 Christ was born in Bethlehem,
Alleluia,
Son of God and Son of Man,
Alleluia.

Refrain:
Glory be to God on high,
Alleluia,
Glory be to God on high,
Alleluia.

2 He grew up an earthly child,
Alleluia,
Of the world, but undefiled,
Alleluia. [Refrain]

3 Jesus died at Calvary,
Alleluia,
He arose triumphantly,
Alleluia. [Refrain]

4 He will cleanse us from our sin,
Alleluia,
If we put our trust in Him,
Alleluia. [Refrain]

5 We will live with Him one day,
Alleluia,
And forever with Him stay,
Alleluia. [Refrain]


Source: The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #88

Author: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Christ was born in Bethlehem. Alleluia
Title: Come and Praise the Lord our King
Author: Anonymous
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Come and praise the Lord our King
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #88

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