Samuel Tells of the Baby Jesus


1. Said Samuel, “Within five years
A night will be as day,
And Baby Jesus will be born
In a land far, far away.”
2. Across the sea, in Bethlehem,
Lord Jesus came to earth
As Samuel had prophesied,
And angels sang His birth.
Chorus:
Hosanna! Hosanna! Oh, let us gladly sing.
How blessed that our Lord was born;
Let earth receive her King!

Words: Mabel Jones Gabbott, b. 1910 Music: Grietje Terburg Rowley, b. 1927

Original Title: “Christmas in Zarahemla,” copyright © 1985 by Mabel Jones Gabbott and Grietje Terburg Rowley. This song may be copied for incidental, noncommercial church or home use.

Hel. 13:2–4; Hel. 14:2–4; 3 Ne. 1:9–15