Mary's Boy Child / Oh My Lord
Boney M. Lyrics


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Mary's boy child, Jesus Christ, was born on Christmas Day
And man will live forevermore because of Christmas Day

Long time ago in Bethlehem, so the Holy Bible said
Mary's boy child, Jesus Christ, was born on Christmas Day

Hark, now hear the angels sing, a king was born today
And man will live forevermore because of Christmas Day
Mary's boy child, Jesus Christ, was born on Christmas Day

While shepherds watch their flocks by night
They see a bright new shining star
They hear a choir sing a song, the music seemed to come from afar

Hark, now hear the angels sing, a king was born today
And man will live forevermore because of Christmas Day

Mmh-mmh
Mmh-hmm
Mmh-mmh
Mmh-mmh-hmm
Mmh-mmh-mmh-hmm
Mmh-hmm-mmh-mmh

For a moment the world was aglow, all the bells rang out
There were tears of joy and laughter, people shouted
"Let everyone know, there is hope for all to find peace"

Oh my Lord
You sent Your son to save us
Oh my Lord
Your very self You gave us
Oh my Lord
That sin may not enslave us
And love may reign once more

Oh my Lord
When in the crib they found Him
Oh my Lord
A golden halo crowned Him
Oh my Lord
They gathered all around Him
To see Him and adore (this day will live forever)

Oh my Lord (so praise the Lord)
They had become to doubt You
Oh my Lord (He is the truth forever)
What did they know about You?
Oh my Lord (so praise the Lord)
But they were lost without You
They needed You so bad (His light is shining on us)

Oh my Lord (so praise the Lord)
With the child's adoration
Oh my lord (He is a personation)
There came great jubilation
Oh my Lord (so praise the Lord)
And full of admiration
They realized what they had (until the sun falls from the sky)

Oh my Lord (oh praise the Lord)
You sent Your son to save us
Oh my Lord (this day will live forever)




Your very self You gave us
Oh my Lord (so praise the Lord)

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Boney M.'s song Mary's Boy Child tell the story of the birth of Jesus Christ and how it brought hope and salvation to mankind. The first verse sets the scene, with Mary giving birth to Jesus on Christmas Day, heralding the promise of eternal life. The second verse references the biblical account of shepherds watching their sheep when they witness a new star and hear heavenly voices singing of the birth of Jesus. The chorus proclaims the significance of the moment, hailing Jesus as a king and affirming that because of his birth, man will live forevermore.


The third verse describes the joy and wonder of the event, with bells ringing out and people shouting with tears of joy and laughter, all expressing the hope that peace will be found by all. Additionally, the verse includes the religious message that with the arrival of Jesus, sin no longer enslaves mankind, but love reigns once again. The final verse brings home the point of God's great love, saying that while people may have doubted or been lost without God, through the celebration of Christmas, they were able to realize the hope and promise that the birth of Jesus brings.


Line by Line Meaning

Mary's boy child, Jesus Christ, was born on Christmas Day
On Christmas Day, Jesus Christ, who was the son of Mary, was born.


And man will live forevermore because of Christmas Day
The birth of Jesus Christ on Christmas Day brings hope for eternal life to humanity.


Long time ago in Bethlehem, so the Holy Bible said
According to the Holy Bible, a significant amount of time ago in Bethlehem, Jesus was born.


Hark, now hear the angels sing, a king was born today
The angels announced the birth of Jesus as he is considered the King and born on this day.


And man will live forevermore because of Christmas Day
The birth of Jesus on Christmas Day brings hope for eternal life to humanity.


While shepherds watch their flocks by night
The shepherds were watching their flock during the night.


They see a bright new shining star
They saw a new bright and shining star.


They hear a choir sing a song, the music seemed to come from afar
The shepherds heard the choir sing a song, and it seemed to be far away.


For a moment the world was aglow, all the bells rang out
The world was bright for a moment, and there was a ringing of bells.


There were tears of joy and laughter, people shouted
People expressed their joy and happiness and shouted with excitement.


"Let everyone know, there is hope for all to find peace"
A message of hope and peace for all was shared.


Oh my Lord
A phrase used to address God.


You sent Your son to save us
God sent Jesus Christ to save humanity.


Your very self You gave us
God gave Himself in the form of Jesus Christ.


That sin may not enslave us
The purpose of Jesus Christ's birth was to free humanity from the enslavement of sin.


And love may reign once more
Jesus Christ's birth brings a message of love that can prevail again.


When in the crib they found Him
When they found Jesus in the crib where he was born.


A golden halo crowned Him
Jesus was depicted with a golden halo around him.


They gathered all around Him
People surrounded Jesus to see him.


To see Him and adore (this day will live forever)
People gathered to see and honor Jesus and remember the day for the rest of their lives.


They had become to doubt You
People had lost their faith in God.


What did they know about You?
People were unsure and confused about God.


But they were lost without You
People felt lost without God.


They needed You so bad (His light is shining on us)
People felt the need for God, and His light was shining on them.


With the child's adoration
With the adoration of Jesus as a child.


There came great jubilation
People experienced a great feeling of happiness and joy.


And full of admiration
People were filled with admiration for Jesus.


They realized what they had (until the sun falls from the sky)
People realized the significance of Jesus and celebrated it forever.


You sent Your son to save us
God sent Jesus to save humanity.


Your very self You gave us
God gave Himself in the form of Jesus Christ.


So praise the Lord
An expression of worship to God.




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Fred Jay, Frank Farian, Jester Hairston

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@KP-wt8qr

I've been using my wife's face soap to wash my ass for months.

I swear to god this was an accident.

My wife bought a bar of soap that looked somewhat nice about a year ago. It stayed in our shower from months and never seemed to be getting smaller.

About 6 months ago my soap bar ran out and I decided to use her fancy bar. It never seemed to get smaller so I figured it was just there a show soap or something. To be looked at but never touched.

I decided that that bar of soap was now my ball sack and ass cleaner. For months I used this poor bar to clean the sweat and grime off my unspeakables. I was happy.

But it all came crashing down today. I was brushing my teeth and I saw that same soap bar being lathered all over my wife's face. I felt like vomiting but had to hide it fast. I gave her a lame thumbs up and smiled. She probably thought I was a dumbass.

Anyways I will take this to my grave because my wife would murder me if she ever found out. Hopefully it stays that way.



@swastikaa5926

LYRICS:
Mary's boy child Jesus Christ was born on Christmas Day
And man will live for evermore because of Christmas Day
Long time ago in Bethlehem, so the Holy Bible said
Mary's boy child Jesus Christ was born on Christmas Day
Hark, now hear the angels sing, a king was born today
And man will live for evermore, because of Christmas Day
Mary's boy child Jesus Christ was born on Christmas Day
While shepherds watch their flocks by night
They see a bright new shining star
They hear a choir sing a song, the music seemed to come from afar
Hark, now hear the angels sing, a king was born today
And man will live for evermore, because of Christmas Day



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@runninonmt8259

My Father died 6 years ago on Christmas. In 2020 I'm bedridden with Covid-19. This song brings a smile to my face.

@monty4653

Hope you get well soon.

@joyalami_sp

Get well soon

@laurenwitnish4237

I @@monty4653

@kwhalenful

I'm glad you can smile! I pray you are better.

@MiscellaneousVariety

Hopefully, you are still running

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@JordanWalker2683

This song will forever remain as the best Christmas song. No Christmas is complete without Playing Boney M songs.

@KP-wt8qr

I've been using my wife's face soap to wash my ass for months.

I swear to god this was an accident.

My wife bought a bar of soap that looked somewhat nice about a year ago. It stayed in our shower from months and never seemed to be getting smaller.

About 6 months ago my soap bar ran out and I decided to use her fancy bar. It never seemed to get smaller so I figured it was just there a show soap or something. To be looked at but never touched.

I decided that that bar of soap was now my ball sack and ass cleaner. For months I used this poor bar to clean the sweat and grime off my unspeakables. I was happy.

But it all came crashing down today. I was brushing my teeth and I saw that same soap bar being lathered all over my wife's face. I felt like vomiting but had to hide it fast. I gave her a lame thumbs up and smiled. She probably thought I was a dumbass.

Anyways I will take this to my grave because my wife would murder me if she ever found out. Hopefully it stays that way.

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@flomart071

I agree 👍🏼

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