The Water is Wide: Christmas words!



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My choir sings an arrangement
of "The Water is Wide" with the
following words at Christmas:



When Love Was Born
(Tune: The Water is Wide)


1. When love was born so long ago, God sent a Child to earth below;
To men He came, humble and poor, so innocent, sinless and pure.

2. And in that birth of God’s own Son, a work of love was there begun;
He came to us that we might find peace on earth for all mankind.

3. The years have passed and still today each looks for love in his own way;
Some seek in vain, sad and forlorn, remembering not how love was born.

4. Yes, love was born so long ago; yet, here today it can bestow
A joy complete, not just a part, when Christ is born within each heart,
When Christ is born within each heart.


Lorna, South Australia


Dana:
Lorna, Thank you so much for sharing these lyrics! They are so beautiful and meaningful.

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