THE CHRISTMAS STORY
By Josie Whitehead
Bethlehem was packed with people
On the night of Jesus’ birth,
But few of them were quite aware
God’s son had come on earth.
How do you think the shepherds felt
Sat quietly with their sheep?
Angel Gabriel had told them
Of a baby, fast asleep.
I think they would be frightened -
Well, so would you or I -
To see a host of angels as they
Flew high in the sky.
The wise men travelled night and day
To find this special boy.
His birth, which had been prophesied,
Would bring the world much joy.
The star had quite a task to do
As it led folk to the place
Where the donkey, cows and little lambs
Looked down upon His face.
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