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162. The Birthday of a King

1 In the little village of Bethlehem,
there lay a Child one day,
And the sky was bright with a holy light
o'er the place where Jesus lay.

Alleluia! O how the angels sang.
Alleluia! How it rang!
And the sky was bright with a holy light,
'twas the birthday of a King.

2 'Twas a humble birth-place, but oh, how much
God gave to us that day,
From the manger bed what a path has led,
what a perfect, holy way. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: In the little village of Bethlehem
Title: The Birthday of a King
Author: William Harold Neidlinger
Refrain First Line: Alleluia! O how the angels sang
Meter: with Refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 1986
Topic: Christ: Lordship; Jesus Our Savior : His Birth
Tune Information
Composer: William Harold Neidlinger
Arranger: Robert F. Douglas
Meter: with Refrain
Key: G Major
Copyright: Arr. Copyright 1986 WORD MUSIC ( a div. of WORD, INC.). All Rights Reserved. International Copyright Secured.

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