Once in royal David's city

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H.J. Gauntlett (1805-1876)

H.J. Gauntlett (1805-1876)


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, her 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 Savior holy.
And thro' all his wondrous childhood
he would honor and obey,
love and watch the lowly maiden
in whose gentle arms he lay:
Christian children all must be
mild, obedient, good as he.
And our eyes at last shall see him,
thro' his own redeeming love;
for that child so dear and gentle
is our Lord in heav'n 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.

Bron: UM38 C.F. Alexander (1818-1895)


Op 't geluid der hemelkoren / Isašc da Costa (1798-1860) - SZ7
In de stad van koning David / C.F. Alexander (1818-1895), H. van 't Veld (1932) - UM37



Chief Shepherd of Thy chosen sheep / John Newton (1725-1807) - EL65
I heard the voice of Jesus say / H. Bonar (1808-1889) - UM229
Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart / M.E. Byrne, E.H. Hull - UM235
The churchís one foundation / S.J.Stone (1839-1900) - UM118
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds / John Newton (1725-1807) - W458
God and God alone / Phill McHugh - YouTube
You servants of God, your Master proclaim / C. Wesley (1707-1788),H. Hasper (1886-1974) - JH840,W94
The Lordís my shepherd, Iíll not want / J.S. Irvine (1836 Ė 1887) - Scotish Psalter
Give me oil in my lamp, keep me burning / Onbekend - Traditioneel
Amazing grace! how sweet the sound / John Newton (1725-1807) - TZ10
God rest you merry, gentlemen / onbekend - UM49
Morning has broken / E. Farjeon (1881-1965) - UM24
While shepherds watched their flocks by night / Nahum Tate (1652-1715) - MK34
Holy, holy, holy! Lord God almighty / Reginald Heber (1826) - UM5
Take my life, and let it be / F.R. Havergal (1836-1879) - UM179,GH124
O God, our help in ages past / Isašc Watts (1674-1748) - UM16



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