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A Christmas Letter From Australia
DOUGLAS SLADEN 'Tis Christmas, and the North win...

The Glad Evangel
KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN When the Child of Nazareth w...

Christmas Carol
PHILLIPS BROOKS The earth has grown old with...

A Prayer At Bethlehem
ANNE P.L. FIELD O pulsing earth with heart a...

Christmas Song
EDMUND HAMILTON SEARS Calm on the listening ...

Christmas In The Olden Time
WALTER SCOTT On Christmas-eve the bells were...

The Shepherds
WILLIAM DRUMMOND, OF HAWTHORNDEN O than the ...





Christmas






ANON

Once in Royal David's city
Stood a lowly cattle shed,
Where a mother laid her baby
In a manger for His bed.
Mary was that mother mild,
Jesus Christ that little child.

He came down to earth from Heaven,
Who is God and Lord of all.
And his shelter was a stable,
And his cradle was a stall.
With the poor and mean and lowly,
Lived on earth our Saviour Holy.

And our eyes at last shall see Him
Through His own redeeming love,
For that child so dear and gentle
Is our Lord in Heaven above;
And He leads His children on
To the place where He is gone.

Not in that poor, lowly stable,
With the oxen standing by,
We shall see Him; but in Heaven,
Set at God's right hand on high,
When, like stars, His children crowned
All in white, shall wait around.





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