She brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped Him in swaddling clothes, and laid Him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.@Luke 2:7

Lavinia E. Brauff, in Uplifted Voices, edited by Adam Geibel & R. Frank Lehman (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Adam Geibel Music, 1901), number 164.

Florence W. Williams (🔊 pdf nwc).

A baby once slept in a manger,
A mother sat close by His side;
This babe was the little Lord Jesus
Who for our sins suffered and died.


Jesus, Jesus,
Born this blessèd morning;
Hail Him! Hail Him!
On this Christmas day.

Wise men sought this little Lord Jesus
Who lived on the earth long ago;
They came with their beautiful treasures
To Bethlehem’s plain through the snow.


Now if we will seek this Lord Jesus,
He’ll fill all our hearts with His love;
And gently His Spirit will guide us
To beautiful mansions above.