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Star-Child

Star-Child, earth-Child,
       go-between of God,
       love Child, Christ Child,
heaven's lightning rod,

Refrain:  This year, this year,
       let the day arrive
       when Christmas comes for everyone,
       everyone alive!

Street child, beat child,
       no place left to go,
       hurt child, used child
no one wants to know,
       Refrain

Grown child, old child,
       mem'ry full of years,
       sad child, lost child,
story told in tears,
       Refrain

Spared child, spoiled child,
       having, wanting more,
       wise child, faith child,
knowing joy in store,
       Refrain

Hope-for-peace Child,
       God's stupendous sign,
       down-to-earth Child,
Star of stars that shine,
       Refrain

Shirley Erena Murray
Words © 1994 Hope Publishing Company

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Product Code: 1996, 8020

Collections: 100 Top Hope Hymns|Christmastime Hymns|Every Day in Your Spirit - Murray|Supplement 96|Worship & Rejoice

Scriptural Reference: 2 Peter 1:19; 2 Timothy 2:5; Luke 2:14; Matthew 2:2; Numbers 24:17; Revelation 22:16

Theme: Advent, Aging, Christmas, Humanity, Jesus Christ - Birth, Justice & Peace, New Year, Peace on Earth

Author(s): Murray, Shirley Erena (More Hymns | Biography)

Suggested Hymn Tune: STAR-CHILD - Young, Carlton R. (More Hymns | Biography)

Poetic Meter: 4.5.4.5. Ref.

Date Uploaded: Mon Jun 9 15:13:48 2008

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