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Away In A Manger

Away In A Manger is, of course, the children's carol, and there is nothing sweeter than little voices singing the first verse on their own in the Nativity service at Church on Christmas Eve! Sing your own version at home with the help of the lyrics, or use the "Christmas karaoke" video you will find below.

Away in a manger, no crib for a bed,
The little Lord Jesus laid down his sweet head.
The stars in the bright sky looked down where he lay,
The little Lord Jesus asleep on the hay.

The cattle are lowing, the baby awakes,
But little Lord Jesus no crying he makes.
I love thee, Lord Jesus! Look down from the sky,
And stay by my side until morning is nigh.

Be near me Lord Jesus, I ask thee to stay.
Close by me forever, and love my I pray.
Bless all the dear children in thy tender care.
And take them to heaven, to be with thee there.

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