God Rest You Merry Gentlemen

Written by: Unknown

© Arr. 2010 Integrity Music | CCLI: 39441

God Rest You Merry Gentlemen As sung by: Unknown

Writers: Unknown


Original Key: Bm


Verse 1:
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God rest you merry, gentlemen,
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Let nothing you dis-may
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Re - member Christ our Saviour
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Was born on Christmas Day,
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To  save us all from Satan's  pow'r

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God rest you merry, gentlemen,
Let nothing you dismay,
Remember Christ our Savior
Was born on Christmas Day,
To save us all from Satan’s power
When we were gone astray:

O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy!
O tidings of comfort and joy!

In Bethlehem, in Jewry,
This blessèd babe was born;
And laid within a manger
Upon this blessèd morn:
The which His mother Mary
Did nothing take in scorn:

From God, our heavenly Father,
A blessèd angel came;
And unto certain shepherds
Brought tidings of the same,
How that in Bethlehem was born
The Son of God by name:

‘Fear not,’ then said the angel,
‘Let nothing you affright;
This day is born a Savior
Of a pure virgin bright,
To free all those who trust in Him
From Satan’s power and might:’

The shepherds at those tidings
Rejoicèd much in mind,
And left their flocks a-feeding,
In tempest, storm and wind:
And went to Bethlehem straightaway,
The Son of God to find:

But when they came to Bethlehem
Where our dear Savior lay,
They found Him in a manger
Where oxen feed on hay;
His mother Mary kneeling down
Unto the Lord did pray:

Now to the Lord sing praises,
All you within this place,
And with true love and fellowship
Each other now embrace;
This holy tide of Christmas
All bitterness displace:

Lyrics: Public Domain

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