O Little Town Of Bethlehem
Words:Philips Brooks
Music:Traditional, arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performed By:  Frank Sinatra, Willie Nelson, Ella Fitzgerald, Elvis Presley, The Carpenters, Garth Brooks
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(Elvis Presley version arr. Elvis Presley: First verse, second verse, 
repeat first verse)


Oh little town of Bethlehem,
how still we see thee lie
Above thy deep and dreamless sleep
the silent stars go by
Yet in thy dark streets shineth, the everlasting light
The hopes and fears of all the years
Are met in thee tonight.

For Christ is born of Mary,
and gathered all above
While mortals sleep the angels keep
their watch of wondering love
Oh morning stars together, proclaim thy holy birth.
And praises sing to God the king,
And peace to men on earth.

How silently, how silently,
The wondrous gift is given
So God imparts to human hearts
The blessings of his heaven
No ear may hear his coming,
But in this world of sin
Where meek souls will receive him still,
The dear Christ enters in.

Oh holy Child of Bethlehem,
Descend to us we pray
Cast out our sin and enter in,
Be born in us today
We hear the Christmas angels,
The great glad tidings tell
O come to us, abide with us,
Our lord Emanuel.
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