God Rest You Merry Gentlemen
GOD REST YE MERRY, GENTLEMEN Traditional. publ.1853 God rest ye merry, gentlemen; [Em B7 Em] let nothing you dismay [Em C B7] Remember Christ our Savior [Em B7 Em] was born on Christmas Day [Em C B7] To save us all from Satan's pow'r [Am B7] when we were gone a-stray [Em D/F#] O tidings of comfort and joy, [G CG B7 Em] comfort and joy! [D] O tidings of comfort and joy [G (/A /B C) B7 Em] In Bethlehem, in Israel, this blessed Babe was born, and laid within a manger upon this blessed morn; The which His Mother Mar-y did nothing take in scorn. >From God our heav'nly Father, a blessed angel came; And unto certain shepherds brought tidings of the same; How that in Bethlehem was born the Son of God by name.