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Sweet little
Jesus boy
They made you
Be born
In a manger
Sweet little
Holy child
Didn't know
Who You were

Didn't know you
Come to save us
Lord
To take
Our sins away
Our eyes
Was blind
We couldn't see
We didn't know
Who You were

You have
Told us how
We are trying
Master you have
Shown us how
Even when you
Were dying

Just seems like
We can't do right
Look how
We treated you
But please Sir
Forgive us Lord
We didn't know
It was you

Sweet little
Jesus Boy
Born
A long time ago
Sweet little
Holy Child
We didn't know
Who You were
We didn't know
Who You were



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    UnregisteredDec 28, 2013 at 4:21 pm
    This song makes me weep every time I hear it. We can say "We didn't know it was You" every single day as we go through our lives, not seeing Him in all of our works and sufferings. He is there He is here .He promised us He would be with us 'til the end of time. What a perfect way for Him to come to Earth not in royalty but in humility. This is why we can go to Him as a Babe and not fear. Who is afraid of a small Baby? If we fear to stand in front of the Lion of Juda, we will not fear to kneel in front the Tiny Babe of Bethlehem. BTW, Bethlehem means "City of Bread". He is the Bread of Life the Living Bread who takes away the sins of the world. Peace to you all in '14!
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    UnregisteredJun 8, 2012 at 11:21 pm
    The meaning is the same as it was the night that the wisemen followed his star to the manger. They knew he was special. And when we eventually crucified our lord... And i say we because even though generations of us were not there to bear witness, we still crucified him with the sins that were to come.

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