by H. Leslie Adams (b. 1932)

Sleep, baby, sleep
Language: English 
Sleep, baby, sleep,
Mary and Joseph watch as you slumber,
Sleep, baby, sleep.
Rest your weary head
On your tiny bed
Angels guard you,
Shepherds surround you,
Rest your weary head.

The Wise Men travel from afar
Bringing gifts and led by a star
Journey to the manger low
To find the child the whole world will know:
"Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
Praises to the newborn King!"

So sleep, baby, sleep
Little Lord Jesus, sleep, 
As we pray and sing this lullaby.

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This text was added to the website: 2020-10-01
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