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K wrote at 2008-12-10 12:03:03
I remember singing Jesus had a birthday in elementary school.  I've been looking for the lyrics for years.  This is what I remember:



Jesus had a birthday

Just like me and you

He had lots of presents

And a party, too

For a birthday candle,

God gave him a star

And it shone so brightly

Men came near and far

Singing



chorus:

Happy birthday, dear Jesus

Happy birthday to you

(repeat twice)



Angels gave him music

Songs of praise and love

They announced his coming

Sent from God above

Now that it's His birthday

where do we begin

open up your hearts and say

Jesus please come in

Singing



Repeat chorus









I know there should be a verse about the wise men, but I can't remember it.


ashlee wrote at 2008-12-30 18:08:08
no, it continues like



wisemen came to worship...they brought gifts of royalty, franchises and murr hahah, i am searching myself, my little boy sang it at prek this year so when they go back I am going to ask his teach for the lyrics



it is absolutely the sweetest song, i sang it when I was little too.


Jessica wrote at 2009-10-21 20:29:24
I'm looking for the second verse of that song.



Jesus had a birthday

Just like me and you.

He had lots of presents

And a party too.

For a birthday candle,

God gave Him a star,

And it shone so brightly,

Men came near and far singing..



Happy birthday dear Jesus

Happy birthday to you,

Happy birthday dear Jesus

Happy birthday to you.



(I need the second verse.)  Hope this helps.


bunniepaige wrote at 2009-12-29 19:58:09
Here is exactly what you are looking for:



Verse 1

Jesus had a birthday just like me and you.

He got lots of presents and a party too.

For a birthday candle God gave Him a star

and it shone so brightly men came near and far; singing



(Chorus)

Happy birthday, dear Jesus, happy birthday to you!

Happy birthday, dear Jesus, happy birthday to you.



Verse 2

Shepherds came to worship falling on the ground.

They gave their humility to the Child they found.

Kings came to the stable where the prophets told.

They brought gifts of royalty, oil spice and gold; singing



(Repeat Chorus)



Verse 3

Angels game Him music, songs of praise and love.

They declared His coming, sent from God above.

Now that it's His birthday, where do we begin?

Open up your hearts and say, "Jesus please come in" singing



(Repeat Chorus)


Jesus Child wrote at 2010-11-19 21:57:18
Does anyone have the music to the whole song this use to be song in Vbs when I was little I am now an adult. I don't remember the angel part. That was a long time ago. Jesus saves check out www.chick.com


churchmom wrote at 2010-11-22 04:08:37
The one I learned goes as follows:

Jesus had a birthday

Just like me and you

He got lots of presents

And a party too

For a birthday candle

God gave him a star

And it shown so brightly

Men came near and far singing:



Happy Birthday dear Jesus

Happy Birthday to you

Happy Birthday dear Jesus

Happy Birthday to you



Shepherds came to worship

Falling on the ground

They brought their humility

To the Child they found

Kings came to the stable

Where the prophets told

They brought gifts of royalty,

Oil, spice and gold - singing:



Happy Birthday dear Jesus

Happy Birthday to you

Happy Birthday dear Jesus

Happy Birthday to you.



I remember the lyrics, I was hoping to find the music - kids in my church want to sing it.


Miss Sue Sue wrote at 2013-01-22 20:36:06
I remember this song from my childhood too!  It goes like this...



Jesus had a birthday, just like me and you.

He got lots of presents and a party, too.

For a birthday candle, God gave Him a star;

And it shone so brightly; men came near and far; singing:



CHORUS

Happy Birthday, Dear Jesus!  Happy Birthday to you!

Happy Birthday, Dear Jesus!  Happy Birthday to you!



Shepherds came to worship, falling on the ground.

They gave their humility to the Child they found.

Kings came to the stable where the prophets told.

They brought gifts of royalty; oil, spice, and gold; singing:



CHORUS



Angels gave Him music, songs of praise and love.

They declared His coming, sent from God above.

Now that it’s His birthday, where do we begin?

Open up you heart and say, “Jesus, please come in!”; singing:



CHORUS




Betty wrote at 2014-12-04 00:56:43
I have the lyrics to Happy Birthday Dear Jesus written by Denny and Diane Dawson, sung by daughter, Dana Dawson, c. 1980 , @ FBC JAX, Downtown.  Please put me in touch with the one who was searching for it.   Thank you.


Sheryl wrote at 2014-12-24 05:19:35
Betty,

We attending FBCJ and I used to have this on a 45 that Dana Dawson sang. My own daughter sang it at several churches as a child. Please tell me how I can get the music for this or a copy of the recording. Now, I have grandchildren that want to sing it and play it on guitar. Thanks, Sheryl


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