Women: In a manger lies a baby with His mother dear.
Men: Angels hover o’er them very near.
Women (men sing “ooh”): Sheep and oxen kneel, as little Jesus sleeps.
Mary hears the baby breathing, sees His perfect face.
All: Lo, the Son of God full of wonder and grace.
Women: Baby Jesus, King eternal, comes to bless the earth.
Men: Prophets have foretold His holy birth.
Women (men sing “ooh”): Mary holds Him close, He is cradled in her arms.
Tenderly she lifts her baby, kisses His sweet head.
All: See her lay Him down upon the manger bed.
Women: God is with us; Emmanuel is born.
Men: Jesus Christ has come to reign.
Women: Come and worship Jesus,
All: the sweet and holy child.
Behold the Lamb and praise His holy name. (Holy name.)