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God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Arr Ron Porter

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born on Christ- mas day. To save us all from Sa - tan's pow'r when we were gone a -

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tid - ings of com - fort and joy, and joy. In Beth - le - hem, in Is - ra - el, This

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bless - ed Babe was born. And laid with - in a man - ger Up - on this bless - ed

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morn. The which His Moth - er Mar - y Did noth - ing take in scorn. O

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com - fort and joy, and joy. From God our Heaven- ly Fath - er A bless-ed An -gel

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that in Beth - le - hem was born The Son of God by Name. O tid - ings of

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trust in Him From Sa - tan's pow'r and might." O tid - ings of com - fort and

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joy. The sheph-erds at those tid - ings Re - joiced much in mind, And

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left their flocks a feed - ing In temp - est, storm and wind: And went to Beth - le -

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hem straight-way The Son of God to find. O tid - ings of com - fort and

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joy. And when they came to Beth - le - hem Where our dear Sav - ior lay, They

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found Him in a man - ger, Where ox - en feed on hay; His Moth- er Mar - y

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kneel - ing down, Un - to the Lord did pray. O tid - ings of com - fort and

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joy. Now to the Lord sing prais - es, All you with - in this place, And

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with true love and broth - er - hood Each oth - er now em - brace; This ho - ly tide of

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Christ - mas All oth - er doth de - face. O tid - ings of com - fort and

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joy. God bless the rul - er of this house, and send him long to reign, And

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man -y a mer - ry Christ - mas may live to see a - gain; A - mong your friends and

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kin - dred that live both far and near. That God send you a hap - py new

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year, hap- py new year, And God send you a hap - py new year.

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