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The Manger Babe

There's a manger Babe in a far off land

Author: S. C. Kirk
Tune: [There's a manger-Babe in a far off land]
Published in 4 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. There’s a manger-Babe in a far off land,
But it holds the world in its infant hand;
Just a manger-Babe in its humble bed,
But a matchless crown is upon its head.

Refrain
O manger-Babe, Thy lowly rest
More royal is than princely bed;
Best of earth’s diadems would be
Only as dross on Thy kingly head.

2. Just a manger-Babe, but it is the worth
Of the Father’s love to the sons of earth;
’Tis a King that sleeps in the lowly stall,
’Tis the King of kings! ’tis the Lord of all. [Refrain]

3. ’Tis the manger-Babe, ’tis the manger-King,
Unto Him all hail! unto Him we sing;
O the glad and joyful hosannas swell,
For the manger-King is Immanuel! [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #4156

Author: S. C. Kirk

Born: Circa 1847, Near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Died: Circa 1917, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Kirk’s works include: Musings Along the Way --www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a manger Babe in a far off land
Title: The Manger Babe
Author: S. C. Kirk
Refrain First Line: O manger Babe, Thy lowly rest
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #4156

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