25 Songs of Christmas #16 Away In A Manger

Room for Jesus, King of glory, have you any room in your life for Him?
Prince of Peace is waiting for yo

THE RIVER WALK

I don’t know about you, but when I think of Christmas songs, this one is almost certainly one of the first ones to come to mind. Although it isn’t one of my favorites, certainly no collections of Christmas songs would be complete without it. It is also one of the Christmas songs I most love to hate on. I know Martin Luther supposedly wrote the lyrics to it as a means of teaching his children the Christmas story, but for some reason despite the evidence for this, I remain skeptical. When I imagine this song being written, I picture a guy who knows absolutely nothing about the Christmas story. he is placed in front of some idyllic nativity set and told this scene is all he really needs to know about Christmas. So he gathers a little information about who each person or thing is in the set and then…

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Jesus Christ is Lord. It is no longer I that liveth, but Christ that liveth in me. All Glory to His Name,
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