Long ago in Bethlehem (Burnard)

Long ago in Bethlehem (Burnard)

Author: Julia E. Burnard
Tune: [Long ago in Bethlehem]
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1. Long ago in Bethlehem,
Far away across the sea,
Jesus lived, a little child,
Just like you and me;
Shepherds knelt beside His bed;
Wise men, from the lands afar,
Brought to Him their costly gifts,
Guided by the star.

Long ago in Bethlehem,
Jesus lived, a child like me;
King of all the children’s hearts,
Our dearest friend is He.

2. Jesus, now in Heav’n above,
Knows the children, loves them all,
Helps them to be kind and good,
Hears them when they call;
Gifts more precious we may bring
Than the wise men brought, of old,
For He counts the children’s love
Dearer far than gold. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #3900

Author: Julia E. Burnard

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First Line: Long ago in Bethlehem (Burnard)
Author: Julia E. Burnard


The Cyber Hymnal #3900
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