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Searching for a baby

Added 11th December 2012

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Searching for a baby,
on the streets of Bethlehem.
Looking for a Saviour -
have you seen him?
We listened to the angels
with their news of deepest joy,
now we’re on our way to find this boy.

As we look for him
we find that we’re the lost
and it is he who seeks and saves,
at such great cost.
As we see him there
in a manger on the ground,
we find that we are found.


Looking for the answers
we are searching for a king.
He isn’t in a palace -
have you seen him?
We’re following this bright star,
somewhere back we lost the way.
Could someone tell us where this child is laid?

Now we’ve found this Saviour,
we’re singing out his Christmas hymns.
He is God amongst us -
have you seen him?
We'll lay our gifts before him,
choose to follow and obey.
We will put our trust in him today.

Bible Passages: Matt 2; Luke 2

My pastor and friend Steve Moody asked if I knew any Christmas songs on the theme of Lost and Found.  I didn't, and so had a go at writing my own!  It is one of the mind-bending truths of the gospel that although we think of ourselves as 'seekers' who 'find God', in fact it is he who seeks and finds us.  This is nowhere better demonstrated than in his journey to earth to become one of us, as a tiny baby in a manger.  Merry Christmas!

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Beautiful song. Thank you
Lesley Smith at 12:06 on 10th November 2014
Definitely using this one! Love the words.
David van Oudtshoorn at 12:40 on 24th November 2013
Lovely song. Thank you. :-)
Patricia Smith at 14:00 on 23rd November 2013
Should the second word in the last verse be we've not we're.

Regards
ML
Malcolm Lacey at 10:20 on 23rd October 2013
Great, this is great...thanks a lot, Blessings
Jose L. Aldarondo at 01:05 on 3rd January 2013
Good song Sam! Fresh 'take' on Christmas theme. Love the poignant question in the middle of each verse...
Jo Dore at 13:22 on 22nd December 2012
Thanks, Sam. These lyrics are straight from the scriptures. All too often we hear Christmas songs that only speak of the birth. This one touches from the manger to the cross.
JIM PIERCE at 16:43 on 18th December 2012
i love it! so original, great stuff sam!
Gavin Ball at 21:44 on 13th December 2012
Wonderful song Sam. I'll work this into the Christmas Eve service we have every year. Thanks!
Larry Evans at 14:41 on 13th December 2012