A Christmas folk song

Representative Text

1 The little Jesus came to town;
The wind blew up, the wind blew down;
Out in the street the wind was bold;
Now who would house him from the cold?

2 Then opened wide a stable door,
Fair were the rushes on the floor;
The Ox put forth a horned head;
"Come little Lord, here make thy bed."

3 Up rose the Sheep were folded near;
"Thou Lamb of God, come, enter here."
He entered there to rush and reed,
Who was the Lamb of God indeed.

4 The little Jesus came to town;
With ox and sheep he laid him down;
Peace tothe byre, and peac to the fold,
For that they housed him from the cold!

Source: The Hymnal for Boys and Girls #134

Author: Lizette W. Reese

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Text Information

First Line: The little Jesus came to town
Title: A Christmas folk song
Author: Lizette W. Reese



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

At Worship, a hymnal for young churchmen #d260

Hymns for Children and Grownups to Use Together #d148

Singing Worship with Boys and Girls #d93

The Beacon Song and Service book #316


The Hymnal for Boys and Girls #134

The Junior Hymnal #d90

Youth Worship and Sing #d200

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