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WORDS OF LIFE #12

 

Scripture songs, based on some
Christmas Bible passages

 


 

After Jesus Was Born   (Matthew 2:1-2  NIV)

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After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, 
during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east
came to Jerusalem 
and asked, “Where is the one
who has been born king of the Jews?" 

We saw His star when it rose
and have come to worship Him.
We saw His star when it rose
and have come to worship Him.

(repeat to beginning)

Matthew chapter 2, verses 1 and 2
Matthew chapter 2, verses 1 and 2

 

But You, Bethlehem   (Matthew 2:6  NIV)

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Matthew chapter 2, verse 6
Matthew chapter 2, verse 6

But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah,
are by no means least among the rulers of Judah;
But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah,
are by no means least among the rulers of Judah;

for out of you will come a ruler
    who will shepherd my people Israel.’
for out of you will come a ruler
    who will shepherd my people Israel.

Matthew chapter 2, verse 6
Matthew chapter 2, verse 6

 

When They Saw The Star   (Matthew 2:10-11  NIV)

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When they saw the star,
they were overjoyed. 
On coming to the house,
they saw the Child
with His mother Mary,
and they bowed down
 and worshiped Him. 
(repeat)

Then they opened their treasures
and presented Him
with gifts of gold,
frankincense and myrrh.
(repeat)

Matthew 2, verses 10 and 11
Matthew 2, verses 10 and 11

 

The Angel Said   (Luke 1:30-33  NIV)

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But the angel said to her,
“Do not be afraid, Mary;
you have found favor with God. 
You will conceive and give birth
to a son, and
you are to call him Jesus.
(repeat)

He will be great and will be called
the Son of the Most High. 
The Lord God will give Him
the throne of His father David, 

and He will reign over Jacob’s
descendants forever;
His kingdom will never end,
 His kingdom will never end.”

Luke chapter 1, verses 30 through 33
Luke chapter 1, verses 30 through 33

 

Bethlehem   (Matthew 2:6  NIV)

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But you, Bethlehem,
in the land of Judah,
are by no means least
among the rulers of Judah;
Bethlehem, Bethlehem

for out of you
will come a ruler
who will shepherd
my people Israel.’

But you, Bethlehem,
in the land of Judah,
are by no means least
among the rulers of Judah;
Bethlehem, Bethlehem

for out of you
will come a ruler
who will shepherd
my people Israel.’

Bethlehem, Bethlehem

Matthew 2, verse 6
Matthew 2, verse 6

 

Behold, The Virgin   (Matthew 1:23  Berean Study Bible)

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Behold, the virgin will be with child
and will give birth to a son,
and they will call Him
Immanuel,
and they will call Him
Immanuel

Immanuel, Immanuel
(which means, “God with us”).
Immanuel, Immanuel
(which means, “God with us”).

(repeat to beginning)

Matthew 1:23, Matthew 1:23

 

While They Were There   (Luke 2:6-7  NIV)

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Luke chapter 2: 6 and 7
Luke chapter 2: 6 and 7

While they were there, the time came
for the baby to be born, 
and she gave birth to
her firstborn, a son.
(repeat)

She wrapped Him in cloths and
placed Him in a manger,
She wrapped Him in cloths and
placed Him in a manger,
because there was no
guest room available,
 no guest room available for them.

(repeat to beginning)

While they were there, the time came
for the baby to be born, 
and she gave birth to
her firstborn, a son.
While they were there, the time came
for the baby to be born, 
and she gave birth to
her firstborn, a son.

 

The Mighty One   (Luke 1:49  NIV)

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The Mighty One has done great things for me
The Mighty One has done great things for me
The Mighty One has done great things for me
Holy, holy is His name
(repeat)

Holy, holy, holy, holy
holy, holy is His name
Holy, holy, holy, holy
holy, holy is His name

 

Joseph, Son Of David   (Matthew 1:20b-23  NIV)

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Matthew chapter 1: 20 through 23
Matthew chapter 1: 20 through 23

“Joseph son of David,
not be afraid
to take Mary home as your wife,
because what is conceived in her
is from the Holy Spirit. 
She will give birth to a son,

and you are to give Him the name Jesus, 
because He will save His people from their sins.
and you are to give Him the name Jesus, 
because He will save His people from their sins.”

All this took place to fulfill
what the Lord had said through the prophet: 
“The virgin will conceive
and give birth to a son,

and they will call him Immanuel” 
(which means “God with us”)
and they will call him Immanuel” 
(which means “God with us”)

Matthew chapter 1: 20 through 23
Matthew chapter 1: 20 through 23

 

My Soul Glorifies The Lord   (Luke 1:46-49  NIV)

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And Mary said "My soul glorifies the Lord
and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,
for He has been mindful of the humble state
of His servant, His servant.
(repeat)

From now on all generations will call me blessed,
for the Mighty One has done great things for me—
for the Mighty One has done great things for me—
holy is His name, holy is His name.

(repeat to beginning)

Luke chapter 1: 46 through 49
Luke chapter 1: 46 through 49

 

Good News   (Luke 2:10-11  NIV)

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But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid,
Do not be afraid. I bring you good news,
good news that will cause great joy,
great joy for all the people.
(repeat)

Today in the town of David
a Savior has been born,
a Savior has been born to you;
He is the Messiah, 
the Messiah, the Lord."

(repeat to beginning)

But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid,
Do not be afraid. I bring you good news,
good news that will cause great joy,
great joy for all the people.

good news that will cause great joy,
great joy for all the people."
Luke 2:10 through 11
Luke 2:10 through 11
Luke 2:10 through 11
Luke 2:10 through 11

 

Glory To God   (Luke 2:13-14  NIV)

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Suddenly a great company
of the heavenly host appeared
with the angel, praising God,
praising God and saying,

“Glory to God in the highest heaven,
Glory to God in the highest heaven,
and on earth peace to those
on whom His favor rests.”

“Glory to God in the highest heaven,
Glory to God in the highest heaven,
and on earth peace to those
on whom His favor rests.”

(repeat to beginning)

Luke chapter 2: verses 13 through 14
Luke chapter 2: verses 13 through 14

 

Our other Christmas songs

 

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"Singing The Scriptures" Collections (144 songs)

"Words Of Life" Collections (144 songs)

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How our Scripture songs
are being used
in Indonesia

 

Our latest project is writing simple Scripture songs for use around the world. 

Please tell us your favorite Bible verse
and maybe we will write a song for YOU  !!

Ralph Merrifield

 

All these songs (unless indicated) were written based on
Scripture suggestions given by
Johan Komrij, from the Netherlands

 
Our "Scripture Song Index"
contains many other songs written for this purpose.

 

All songs copyright 2019, Ralph Merrifield.
New Hope Music, PO Box 1612, Westboro MA 01581

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