Star-Child

Music by Ron Klusmeier
Words by Shirley Erena Murray
Tune Name: FREED FOUR

Lyrics as Poetry

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

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,

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


Words by
Shirley Erena MurrayCopyright © 1994 by Hope Publishing Company
Carol Stream, Illinois • USA

Scripture References

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

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  • Advent
  • Christmas
  • Christmas Eve
  • Humanity
  • Jesus∶ birth
  • Justice, Human Rights
  • Peace

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