Light the Advent Candle (Advent Song)

Light the Advent Candle, one

Author: Mary Lu Walker
Tune: ADVENT CANDLE SONG
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Light the Advent candle, one:
Now the waiting has begun;
we have started on our way,
time to think of Christmas day.

Refrain:
Candle, candle, burning bright,
shining in the cold winter night;
candle, candle, burning bright,
fill our hearts with Christmas light.

2 Light the Advent candle, two:
Think of humble shepherds, who
filled with wonder at the sight
of the child of Christmas night. [Refrain]

3 Light the Advent candle, three:
Think of heavenly harmony;
angels singing "Peace on earth"
at the blessed Savior's birth. [Refrain]

4 Light the Advent candle, four:
Think of joy forevermore;
Christ Child in a stable born,
gift of love that Christmas morn. [Refrain]

5 Light the Christmas candles, now:
Sing of donkey, sheep, and cow;
birthday candles for the King,
let the alleluias ring. [Refrain]

Source: The Faith We Sing #2090

Author: Mary Lu Walker

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First Line: Light the Advent Candle, one
Title: Light the Advent Candle (Advent Song)
Author: Mary Lu Walker
Meter: 7.7.7.7 with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Candle, candle, burning bright

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Sing the Faith #2090
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