By Shirley Page
Why was it so important?
Why did the star shine so bright?
Why did the angels proclaim the news?
Of the birth of a baby that night?
Why did the shepherds listen?
Why did the angels sing?
Why did the wise men bring their very best
to this tiny ...
By Tena Kauffman
A tiny baby in a manger of hay
Was gifted to us on Christmas Day.
He grew through the years
According to God's plan;
To save us from sin,
He was crucified as a man.
When we remember the baby
Born on Christmas Day,
By Shirley Page
Many years ago
A special kind of love
Was sent to us from heaven,
By God from up above.
In the form of a tiny baby
In a manger filled with hay
A special kind of miracle
happened on that day.
Angels they foretold it
to shepherds one dark ...
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