Scripture Verse

They presented unto Him gifts; gold, and frankincense and myrrh. Matthew 2:11

Introduction

Words: A. Em­i­lie Pouls­son, Ho­li­day Songs, 10th ed­i­tion (Spring­field, Mas­sa­chu­setts: Mil­ton Brad­ley, 1912), page 86.

Music: Cha­pek Jo­seph H. Cha­pek (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Pouls­son (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?

portrait
Joseph H. Chapek
1858–1932

Lyrics

Happy, happy Christmas!
Let our voices chime;
Long ago was Jesus born
At this blessèd time;
“Happy, happy Christmas!”
Therefore do we sing,
As our little gifts of love
To our friends we bring.