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96. While by My Sheep I Watched at Night

1 While by my sheep we watched at night,
Glad tidings brought an angel bright,
How great my joy!
[echo] Great my joy!

Refrain:
Joy, joy, joy!
[echo] Joy, joy, joy!
Praise we the Lord in heaven on high!
[echo] Praise we the Lord in heaven on high!

2 There will be born, so he did say,
In Bethlehem a child today;
How great my joy!
[echo] Great my joy! [Refrain]

3 There shall the child lie in a stall,
This child who shall redeem us all.
How great our joy!
[echo] Great our joy! [Refrain]

4 The gift of God we'll chrish well,
That ever joy our hearts shall fill.
How great our joy!
[echo] Great our joy! [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: While by my sheep I watched at night
Title: While by My Sheep I Watched at Night
Language: English
Publication Date: 1996
Scripture:
Topic: Angels; Christmas; Story of Jesus (4 more...)
Source: German
Tune Information
Name: JOY, JOY, JOY
Key: a minor
Source: 17th century carol



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