A diamond shines no
than that lovely Christmas star.
It shines in all its brilliance;
it's seen from near or far
A symbol of the Christ
as He lay upon the hay,
it tells to all the waiting world
a King was born that day.
O Bethlehem Star keep
give us faith and hope and love.
Keep our thoughts forever turning
to the Savior up above.
Give us strength and hope
with courage to do our best by far,
and never falter in our faith
as we watch that
Christmas star . . .