A Christmas Praise (Lyrics and Chords)

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Song Title "A Christmas Praise"
From Bukas Palad Album "Pasko Na!"

Category: Christmas
Music by Norman A. Agatep
Lyrics by Arnel dC. Aquino, SJ

Performed by Bukas Palad Music Ministry



INTRO: G/D - A/D - Cm/D - G/D (2x)


  G/D                   A/D
Sing! Rejoice in gladness! 

   Cm/D                          G/D
A King is born in Bethlehem!
             A/D                          Cm/D
A star in heaven descends, descends 

         Am/F#  B7            Em7
with angels' glory and praise
     Bm7              CM7        D/C
Let all the earth raise her voice upon 

 Am7  C/D           G    
Him Who is the Lord of all
F/G                  CM7           D/C       G/B
Sing my soul a pah-pa-rap-pa-rap-pah

       A                  Am7       G/B    C/D
And hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah!


REFRAIN 1:
C/D D/C           Bm7               Em7
Jesus Christ is born in Bethlehem today

Am7           C/D       D/C      Bm7
Behold the gentle one and say

                                Em7
"Our lives are Yours today!"

F/G                                       CM7                        A/C# 
Receive our praise to Thee and see us raise our arms

          G/D B/D#        Em
Lord Jesus, take our arms

A7    Am7     G/B      C            Eb/F     G/D  A/D
And bring us to the joy of Christmas today

Bb/D    C/D D  

 G/D            A/D         Cm/D             G/D
Wake, o lonely stranger! Arise, o sleepy shepherd
                     A/D         Cm/D            Am/F#     B7        Em7
Kings of all ye nations, come see the lowly manger of Christ

    Bm7          CM7       D/C             Am7      
Redeemer and Son of God the True One!

C/D               G
Come and exult Him now

F/G             CM7      D/C             G/B
Sing my soul a pah-pa-rap-pa-rap-pah

       A       Am7       G/B          C/D    
And hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah!


REFRAIN 2:
C/D   D/C          Bm7            Em7
Jesus Christ is born in Bethlehem today

  Am7          C/D        D/C      Bm7
Behold the gentle one and pray

                     Em7
"My life is Yours today!"

F/G                                  CM7                          A/C#
With Mary's hand on me, I touch You with my hand

            G/D  B/D#        Em       A7
And take You in my arms, O Jesus

Am7   G/B        C         Eb/F          Bsus
Bring me to the joy of Christmas today  


REFRAIN 3:
C/D D/C           Bm7               Em7
Jesus Christ is born in Bethlehem today

Am7           C/D       D/C      Bm7
Behold the gentle one and say

                                Em7
"Our lives are Yours today!"

F/G                                       CM7                        A/C# 
Receive our praise to Thee and see us raise our arms

          G/D B/D#        Em
Lord Jesus, take our arms

A7    Am7     G/B      C            Eb/F     G/B   C
And bring us to the joy of Christmas today

Eb/F     C/D    G/B     C      Eb/F    C/D        today  G/B         Bb/C      Eb/F      C/D


OUTRO
G/B                 Bb/C      Eb/F      
Sing! Rejoice in gladness for a King is born in

   C/D                           G7/B          C7
For a King is born in Bethlehem! Amen!

           Eb/F                       C/D
Star in heaven descends, descends with angels' glory

G7/B                           C7                 Eb/F
Let all the earth raise her voice upon Him

                          C/D
Who is the Lord, Lord of all

G7/B                      C7                           Eb/F
Jesus Christ is born today! Behold the Gentle One and say

C/D
"Our lives are Yours!"

G7/B                         C7                                        Eb/F
With Mary's hand on me, I take You in my arms, Lord Jesus

    C/D           G7/B       C7
We sing "Hallelujah! Hallelujah!"

Eb/F       G7/B
Sing "Hallelujah!"

2019 Catholic Songbook

[LYRICS ONLY] ---------------------------
Song Title "A Christmas Praise"

Category: Christmas
Music by Norman A. Agatep
Lyrics by Arnel dC. Aquino, SJ

Performed by Bukas Palad Music Ministry

Sing! Rejoice in gladness! A King is born in Bethlehem!
A star in heaven descends, descends with angels' glory and praise
Let all the earth raise her voice upon Him Who is the Lord of all
Sing my soul a pah-pa-rap-pa-rap-pah
And hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah!


REFRAIN 1:
Jesus Christ is born in Bethlehem today
Behold the gentle one and say
"Our lives are Yours today!"
Receive our praise to Thee and see us raise our arms
Lord Jesus, take our arms
And bring us to the joy of Christmas today

Wake, o lonely stranger! Arise, o sleepy shepherd
Kings of all ye nations, come see the lowly manger of Christ
Redeemer and Son of God the True One!
Come and exalt Him now
Sing my soul a pah-pa-rap-pa-rap-pah
And hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah!


REFRAIN 2:
Jesus Christ is born in Bethlehem today
Behold the gentle one and pray
"My life is Yours today!"
With Mary's hand on me, I touch You with my hand
And take You in my arms, O Jesus
Bring me to the joy of Christmas today  

(REFRAIN 1)

OUTRO
Sing! Rejoice in gladness for a King is born in
For a King is born in Bethlehem! Amen!
Star in heaven descends, descends with angels' glory
Let all the earth raise her voice upon Him
Who is the Lord, Lord of all
Jesus Christ is born today! Behold the Gentle One and say
"Our lives are Yours!"
With Mary's hand on me, I take You in my arms, Lord Jesus
We sing "Hallelujah! Hallelujah!"

Sing "Hallelujah!"

2019 Catholic Songbook

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