Tuesday, December 25, 2007


Tears are falling, hearts are breaking
How we need to hear from God
You've been promised, we've been waiting
Welcome Holy Child! Welcome Holy Child!

Hope that you don't mind our manger
How I wish we would have known
But long-awaited Holy Stranger
Make Yourself at home. Please make Yourself at home.

Bring your peace into our violence
Bid our hungry souls be filled
Word now breaking Heaven's silence
Welcome to our world! Welcome to our world!

Fragile finger sent to heal us
Tender brow pepared for thorn
Tiny heart whose blood will save us
Unto us is born! Unto us is born!

So wrap our injured flesh around You
Breathe our air and walk our sod
Rob our sin and make us holy
Perfect Son of God. Perfect Son of God
Welcome to our world.

Chris Rice