Once within a Lowly Stable

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Lyrics

  1. 1. Once within a lowly stable,
    Where the sheep and oxen lay,
    A loving mother laid her baby
    In a manger filled with hay.
    Mary was the mother there,
    And the Christ that baby fair.
  2. 2. God sent us this loving baby
    From his home in heav'n above,
    And he came down to show all people
    How to help and how to love.
    This is why the angels bright
    Sang for joy that Christmas night.
  3. Words and music: Patty Smith Hill, 1868-1946, and Mildred Hill