What Child Is This?

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Band: Everlasting Word Band
Album: Glory
Track: What Child Is This?

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

He was born in Bethlehem
The Son of God, the Son of Man
Little Child, great “I AM”
Has come to redeem fallen man

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 your song on high
The virgin sings her lullaby
Joy, joy for Christ is born
The Babe, the Son of Mary

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from Glory, released November 24, 2015

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Everlasting Word Band Toledo, Ohio

Everlasting Word Band is comprised of musicians from Christ the Word Church in Toledo, OH. We are a ministry of the church, regularly leading Sunday morning worship and writing music for her.

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