O Holy Night (Hear the Gospel Story)


Verse 1

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O holy night, the 
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stars are brightly 
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shining,
It is the night of our 
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dear Savior's 
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birth.
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Long lay the world in 
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sin and error 
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pining,
Till He ap
Bm
peared and the 
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soul felt its 
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worth.
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thrill of hope, the 
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weary world rejoices,
For 
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yonder breaks a 
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new and glorious morn.
Em
Fall on your 
Bm
knees, O 
Am
hear the angel 
Em
voices!

Chorus

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ni
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ght di
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vine, O 
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night when Christ was 
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born!
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night, O holy 
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night, O 
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night when 
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Christ was 
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born!

Verse 2

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Humbly He lay, Cre
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ator come as 
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creature,
Born on the floor of a 
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hay-scattered 
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stall.
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True Son of God, yet 
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bearing human 
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feature,
He entered 
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earth to re
F#m
verse Adam's 
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fall.
In 
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towering grace, He 
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laid aside His glory,
And 
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in our place, was 
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sacrificed for sin.
Em
Fall on your 
Bm
knees! O 
Am
hear the gospel 
Em
story!

Verse 3

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Come then to Him Who 
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lies within the 
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manger,
With joyful shepherds, pro
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claim Him as 
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Lord.
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Let not the Promised 
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Son remain a 
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stranger;
In reverent 
Bm
worship, make 
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Christ your A
Bm
dored.
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D
ternal life is 
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theirs who would receive Him;
With 
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grace and peace, their 
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lives He will adorn.
Em
Fall on your 
Bm
knees! Re
Am
ceive the Gift of 
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heaven!


Original words (v. 1) by Placide Cappeau de Roquemaure. Translated by John Sullivan Dwight. Music by Adolphe Charles Adam (1847). Add. words (v. 2-3) by Kevin Hartnett.


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