Decree

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Art Garfunkel

Arthur Ira "Art" Garfunkel (born November 5, 1941) is a Grammy-award winning American singer, poet, and Golden Globe nominated actor best known for being one-half of the folk duo Simon & Garfunkel. more »

Then Gabriel came and said to Joseph alone
"Do not be afraid to make Mary your own
But go to your betrothed and then be married 
The child is Heaven sent"

And it came to pass
That there went out a decree 
From Caesar Augustus
That all the world would be taxed 

And each went to be taxed to his own city
So Joseph also went
With his lady innocent 
With his lady innocent 

The lions in the mountains 
Let them pass and followed  Close by night to guard them

From Galilee to Bethlehem 
She journeyed with only a donkey to ride
With Joseph walking beside 
Came to David's city

 While she was great with child  Through a country dark and wild
 Through a country dark and wild

And on the far horizon 
Rose a strange and brilliant 
Star as though to guide them

Written by: JIMMY WEBB

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