little baby song

VB Jesus copyThere Was a Little Baby

 

1. There was a little baby, oh my Lord. There was a little baby, oh my Lord.

There was a little baby, oh my Lord, way down in Bethlehem, way down in Bethlehem.

 

2. They laid him in a manger, oh my Lord. They laid him in a manger, oh my Lord.

They laid him in a manger, oh my Lord, way down in Bethlehem, way down in Bethlehem.

 

3. They named the baby, Jesus, oh my Lord. They named the baby, Jesus, oh my Lord.

They named the baby Jesus, oh my Lord, way down in Bethlehem, way down in Bethlehem.

 

4.His mother’s name was Mary, oh my Lord. His mother’s name was Mary, oh my Lord.

His mother’s name was Mary, oh my Lord, way down in Bethlehem, way down in Bethlehem.

 

5. Angels sang to Jesus, oh my Lord. Angels sang to Jesus, oh my Lord.

Angels sang to Jesus, oh my Lord, way down in Bethlehem, way down in Bethlehem.

 

6. The cow sang, “Moo,” to Jesus, oh my Lord. The cow sang, “Moo, to Jesus, oh my Lord. The cow sang, “Moo, to Jesus, oh my Lord, way down in Bethlehem, way down in Bethlehem.

 

7. The sheep sang, “Baa, to Jesus, oh my Lord. The sheep sang, “Baa, to Jesus, oh my Lord. The sheep sang, “Baa, to Jesus, oh my Lord, way down in Bethlehem, way down in Bethlehem.

 

8. His birthday was on Christmas, oh my Lord. His birthday was on Christmas, oh my Lord.

His birthday was on Christmas, oh my Lord, way down in Bethlehem, way down in Bethlehem.

 

9. So help me find your stable, oh my Lord. So help me find your stable, oh my Lord.

So help me find your stable, oh my Lord, way down in Bethlehem, way down in Bethlehem.

 

10. Shepherds gave him presents, oh my Lord. Wise men gave him presents, oh my Lord. We can give him presents, oh my Lord, way down in Bethlehem, way down in Bethlehem.

 

11. So, happy birthday, Jesus, oh my Lord. so, happy birthday, Jesus, oh my Lord.

So, happy birthday, Jesus, oh my Lord, way down in Bethlehem, way down in Bethlehem.

 

motions, was baby largePossible additions: 

They had to change his diaper… Joseph fed the donkey… He had a friend named Santa… Sing Alleluia, Jesus, you’re my Lord.

VIDEO of song available and VIDEO of Gestures

  Composer unknown. Verses 4 and following by Therese Boucher © 2006