Unto Us a Child Is Born

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Kathy Mattea

Kathleen Alice "Kathy" Mattea (pronounced ma-TAY-a) (born June 21, 1959, in South Charleston, West Virginia) is an American country music and bluegrass performer who often brings folk, Celtic and traditional country sounds to her music. Active since 1983 as a recording artist, she has recorded seve… more »

For unto us, a child is born
Unto us, a Son is given
Unto us, a sweet child is born
I wish I could've been there 
About two thousand years had gone by
Since the event that changed my life, ooh
There Wise Men and all heaven proclaim 

The King is here and will never reign, ooh
If I could've been laid eyes on Him
So powerful yet innocent
Knowing that He would've come just for me
I would've held my Greator in my arms
Oh what joy, what unspeakable joy! 

I wish I could've been there
On Christmas morn
I wish I could've seen my Jesus
When He was born
I wish I could've been there
On Christmas morn
I wish I could've seen my Jesus
When He was born. 

I wish I were there in Bethlehem
When they rejoiced at the birth of the Lamb, oooh
And I will always celebrate
When Jesue came, when He came and took all our sins away
(Repeat) 

If I'd have been there
When Christ was born
I'd have been the first one to sing
If you had beared a loud voice
Praising His name
That would've been me
Yes, I'd be
Praisin' (Jesus)
Thank my (Jesus)
Worship (Jesus)
Enjoy (Jesus)
I'd be praisin' (Jesus)
Praisin' (Jesus)
'Cause I love my Jesus
I wish I could've been there, oh yeah
On Christmas morning
Seen my Jesus was born
(I wish I could've been there)
I wish I could've been there
On Christmas morning
Seen my Jesus baby was been
I wish I could've been there
On Christmas morning
I'd been praisin' with one of the Wise Men
Yes I would
I'd call Him wonderful (wonderful)
Ooh Counselor (Counselor)
He's the mighty God (Mighty God)
Ooh, Everlasting Father (Everlasting Father)
You're the Prince of Peace (Prince of peace) 
You're the mighty God (The Mighty God)
You're so wonderful (Wonderful)
You're my Counselor (Wonderful)
You're so wonderful (Wonderful)
You're my Counselor
(The everlasting Father)
You're the Prince of Peace (Prince of peace)
Ooh, Everlasting Father (Prince of peace)
You're wonderful (Wonderful)
You're so wonderful (Wonderful)
Jesus, You're wonderful (Wonderful)
You're so wonderful (Wonderful)
(Repeat) 

Written by: CRAIG BICKHARDT, THOM SCHUYLER

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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