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What Child Is This?

By Will­iam C. Dix

A Christmas favorite featuring a recording by Rhesa Siregar.                                          

Rhesa Siregar

New Christmas Music

Instrumental by Rhesa Siregar

mp3 / wma
What Child is this who, laid to rest
On Mary's lap is sleeping?
Whom angels greet with anthems sweet,
While shepherds watch are keeping?
This, this is Christ the King,
Whom shepherds guard and angels sing;
Haste, haste, to bring Him laud,
The Babe, the Son of Mary.

Why lies He in such mean estate,
Where ox and ass are feeding?
Good Christians, fear, for sinners here
The silent Word is pleading.
Nails, spear shall pierce Him through,
The cross be borne for me, for you.
Hail, hail the Word made flesh,
The Babe, the Son of Mary.

So bring Him incense, gold and myrrh,
Come peasant, king to own Him;
The King of kings salvation brings,
Let loving hearts enthrone Him.
Raise, raise a song on high,
The virgin sings her lullaby.
Joy, joy for Christ is born,
The Babe, the Son of Mary.

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this song inspired me to think of the real meaning ofchristmas
2007-11-30
THIS IS SO FANTASIC I LOVE THIS SONG FROM THE TIME I HEARD THIS SONG I LIKE IT AND THEN I HEARD IT ON A CD AND I LEARNT THIS SONG.
ANESHIA (NENE-BABYFACE_AT_HOTMAIL_DOT_COM)
2007-11-10


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