Tune: GOD REST YOU MERRY

Composer: English carol, 18th century

Author: English carol, 18th century

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VERSE 1:
God rest ye merry, gentlemen, let nothing you dismay,
Remember Christ our Savior was born on Christmas Day;
To save us all from Satan’s pow'r when we were gone astray.

CHORUS:
O tidings of comfort and joy, comfort and joy;
O tidings of comfort and joy.

VERSE 2:
From God our heavenly Father a blessed angel came;
And unto certain shepherds brought tidings of the same;
How that in Bethlehem was born the Son of God by name.

CHORUS:
O tidings of comfort and joy, comfort and joy;
O tidings of comfort and joy.

VERSE 3:
Now to the Lord sing praises all you within this place,
And with true love and brotherhood each other now embrace;
This holy Child of Christmas reveals His sacred face.

CHORUS:
O tidings of comfort and joy, comfort and joy;
O tidings of comfort and joy.
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