Away in a Manger (“Slane” melody)

Away in a Manger (“Slane” melody)

Familiar lyrics (with an extra verse of my own) are set to an old Irish melody called “Slane,” which we traditionally sing using the words to “Be Thou My Vision” or “Take Time to be Holy.” For solo or SSAATB choir.

Away in a Manger (“Slane” melody)

He Is My All

He is the balm for every wound; For every sorrow great or small; He is my strength, He is my song, He is my all.

Away in a Manger (“Slane” melody)

Guard Him, Joseph

Guard him, Joseph, as He slumbers; There behind the stable doors.

Away in a Manger (“Slane” melody)

God Will Provide a Lamb

What shall I set upon the altar? I who must come with empty hands? With only my broken heart to offer, God will provide a Lamb.

Away in a Manger (“Slane” melody)

Gethsemane

With his blood so freely spent, He bought my soul; He paid my debt.

Away in a Manger (“Slane” melody)

Gesù, Bambino

Music by Pietro Yon; Text by Frederick H. Martens; Arranged by Sally DeFord. For Solo, SATB or SSA, with optional flutes.

Away in a Manger (“Slane” melody)

For the Beauty of the Earth

Music by Conrad Kocher, Lyrics by Folliott S. Pierpoint, Arranged by Sally DeFord; for SAB or SSA, both with optional flute.

Away in a Manger (“Slane” melody)

For Me Alone

If I alone bore guilt for which my all could never atone, He would have come for me–for me alone.

Away in a Manger (“Slane” melody)

Everywhere I Go

Then come what may, I’ll live with courage in my heart because I know He is with me everywhere I go.

Away in a Manger (“Slane” melody)

Created in His Image

Created in His image, His light will be my guide; A heavenly inheritance because I am His child.

Away in a Manger (“Slane” melody)

Come Unto Christ

Seek this Jesus whose mercies never cease; Come unto Christ, and find in him eternal peace.

Away in a Manger (“Slane” melody)

Come Home

Words by Penelope Moody Allen; Music by Michael F. Moody; Arranged by Sally DeFord