Labor of Love- Andrew Peterson

I know I posted this last year…but it is that great of a song…

Labor of Love

It was not a silent night
There was blood on the ground
You could hear a woman cry
In the alleyways that night
On the streets of David’s town

And the stable was not clean
And the cobblestones were cold
And little Mary full of grace
With the tears upon her face
Had no mother’s hand to hold

It was a labor of pain
It was a cold sky above
But for the girl on the ground in the dark
With every beat of her beautiful heart
It was a labor of love

Noble Joseph at her side
Callused hands and weary eyes
There were no midwives to be found
In the streets of David’s town
In the middle of the night

So he held her and he prayed
Shafts of moonlight on his face
But the baby in her womb
He was the maker of the moon
He was the Author of the faith
That could make the mountains move

It was a labor of pain
It was a cold sky above
But for the girl on the ground in the dark
With every beat of her beautiful heart
It was a labor of love
For little Mary full of grace
With the tears upon her face
It was a labor of love

2 Responses to “Labor of Love- Andrew Peterson”

  1. debra-mae goehringer Says:

    hey i would really like to get the chords for this song cuz i would like to sing it for christmas eve is there anyway that you could help me?

  2. jvmoore1 Says:

    Debra I can do even better. Andrew has released tracks and sheet music for “Behold the Lamb of God”.

    CHeck it out at the Rabbit Room

    https://store.rabbitroom.com/index.aspx


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