Gentle Mary Laid Her Child

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1 Gentle Mary laid her Child
Lowly in a manger;
There He lay, the undefiled,
To the world a stranger:
Such a Babe in such a place,
Can He be the Savior?
Ask the saved of all the race
Who have found His favor.

2 Angels sang about His birth;
Wise men sought and found Him;
Heaven's star shone brightly forth,
Glory all around Him:
Shepherds saw the wondrous sight,
Heard the angels singing;
All the plains were lit that night,
All the hills were ringing.

3 Gentle Mary laid her Child
Lowly in a manger;
He is still the undefiled,
But no more a stranger:
Son of God, of humble birth,
Beautiful the story;
Praise His name in all the earth,
Hail the King of glory!

Baptist Hymnal,, 1991

Author: Joseph Simpson Cook

Cook, Joseph Simpson. (Durham County, England, December 4, 1859--May 27, 1933, Toronto, Canada). Methodist. Wesleyan Theological College (Montreal) certificate, 1885; B.D., 1893; Illinois Wesleyan University, M.A., 1892; S.T.D., 1903. Pastorates in Ontario at Bayfield (1881-1882); Bluevale (1885-1887); Hensall (1888-1890); Ripley (1891-1893); Granton (1894-1896); Walkerville (1896-1898); Wallaceburg (1899-1902); Clinton (1903-1904); Ridgetown (1905-1908); Toronto (1909-1913, 1919-1925); Meaford (1914-1916); and Gravenhurst (1917-1918). He contributed articles and verse to many church-connected magazines. His best-known hymn, "Gentle Mary laid her child Lowly in a manger" won a 1919 contest of the Methodist weekly Christian Guardian. --Hu… Go to person page >

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