Jesus Born on This Day
Mariah Carey Lyrics


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Today, a child is born on earth
(Today, a child is born on earth)
Today the glory of God shines everywhere
For all the world
Oh, Jesus born on this day
He is our light and salvation
Oh Jesus born on this day
He is the King of all nations

Behold the lamb of God has come
(Behold the lamb of God has come)
Behold the Savior is born
Sing of His love to everyone
Oh Jesus born on this day
Heavenly child in a manger
Oh Jesus born on this day
He is our Lord and Savior

Today our hearts rejoice in Him
(Today our hearts rejoice in Him)
Today the light of His birth
Fills us with hope and brings peace on earth
Oh Jesus born on this day
He is our light and salvation
Oh Jesus born on this day
He is the King of all nations

Today a child is born on earth
(Today a child is born on earth)

(He is light, He is love, He is grace)
(Born on Christmas day)
(He is light, He is love, He is grace)
(Born on Christmas day)

(He is light, He is love, He is grace)
(Born on Christmas day)

(He is light, He is love, He is grace)
(Born on Christmas day)





(He is light, He is love, He is grace)
(Born on Christmas day)

Overall Meaning

The song "Jesus Born on This Day" by Mariah Carey is a Christmas hymn that celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. The first stanza starts by announcing that a child is born on this earth and the glory of God shines everywhere. The second stanza proclaims that Jesus is the Lamb of God and the Savior of the world, and invites everyone to sing of His love. The third stanza rejoices in the hope and peace that Jesus brings to the world through His birth. The chorus repeats that Jesus is born on this day, and He is our light and salvation and the King of all nations.


The lyrics are full of references to the Biblical story of Jesus' birth. The manger is mentioned twice, and Jesus is called the Lamb of God, which recalls the tradition of sacrifice in the Jewish religion. The imagery of light and salvation also corresponds to the message of redemption and eternal life that Jesus brought to humanity. The song is a reminder of the essence of Christmas, which is the celebration of God's love for humankind manifested in the birth of His son.


Line by Line Meaning

Today, a child is born on earth
The long awaited savior, Jesus Christ, has finally arrived and is born in Bethlehem.


Today the glory of God shines everywhere
The joyous news of Jesus' birth fills the world with the light of God's love and goodness.


For all the world
The birth of Jesus is a gift not just for those in Bethlehem, but for every person on earth.


Oh, Jesus born on this day
This is a momentous occasion; we are celebrating the birth of the Son of God who has come to save us all.


He is our light and salvation
Jesus brought with him the light of God's love and the salvation that comes with having faith in Him.


He is the King of all nations
Jesus is the ruler of all people, regardless of where we come from or what we believe, and He offers freedom and hope to all.


Behold the lamb of God has come
The prophecy of the coming savior has been fulfilled and Jesus is the Lamb of God who will take away our sins.


Behold the Savior is born
The long awaited Savior has arrived and we can rejoice in the gift He brings.


Sing of His love to everyone
Let us spread the message of Jesus' love and the good news of His birth to everyone we meet.


Heavenly child in a manger
Despite His divine nature, Jesus was born in humble surroundings, a sign that He came to serve and love all people, regardless of their status or background.


He is our Lord and Savior
Jesus came not only to teach us, but to save us and offer us the gift of eternal life.


Today our hearts rejoice in Him
Jesus' birth is a cause for great joy and celebration, and our hearts overflow with gratitude for the gift of salvation.


Today the light of His birth
The birth of Jesus kindles a spark within us, a light that illuminates our paths and offers us guidance and hope.


Fills us with hope and brings peace on earth
In a world full of chaos and pain, Jesus' birth offers us hope and reminds us that peace is possible when we follow His teachings.


He is light, He is love, He is grace
Jesus embodies all that is good and holy in the world, and His birth is a reminder of the light, love, and grace He brings to our lives.


Born on Christmas day
December 25th marks the day of Jesus' birth, a day that has been celebrated for centuries as a time of joy, love, and hope.




Lyrics Β© Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Walter Afanasieff, Mariah Carey

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@elio85perg

"Jesus Born On This Day"

Today a child is born on earth
Today a child is born on earth
Today the glory of God
Shines everywhere
For all the world

[Chorus:]
Oh Jesus born on this day
He is our light and salvation
Oh Jesus born on this day
He is the King of all nations

Behold the Lamb of God has come
Behold the Lamb of God has come
Behold the Savior is born
Sing of His love
To everyone

[Chorus]

Today our hearts rejoice in him
Today our hearts rejoice in him
Today the light of His birth
Fills us with hope
And brings peace on earth

[Chorus]

Today a child is born on earth
Today a child is born on earth

He is light, He is love, He is grace
Born on Christmas day
He is light, He is love, He is grace
Born on Christmas day
He is light, He is love, He is grace
Born on Christmas day



@alexissilva5237

Today a child is born on earth
(Today a child is born on earth)
Today the glory of God shines everywhere
For all the world
Oh Jesus born on this day
He is our light and salvation
Oh Jesus born on this day
He is the King of all nations
Behold the lamb of God has come
(Behold the lamb of God has come)
Behold the Savior is born
Sing of His love to everyone
Oh Jesus born on this day
Heavenly child in a manger
Oh Jesus born on this day
He is our Lord and Savior
Today our hearts rejoice in Him
(Today our hearts rejoice in Him)
Today the light of His birth
Fills us with hope and brings peace on earth
Oh Jesus born on this day
He is our light and salvation
Oh Jesus born on this day
He is the King of all nations
Today a child is born on earth
(Today a child is born on earth)



All comments from YouTube:

@_Shinique

I was one of the little kids singing on this. Still love this song as an adult.

@lindathompson3997

Memories

@abrahamrodriguez3197

Wait were you also in the video?

@_Shinique

@@abrahamrodriguez3197 You mean the St. John's Cathedral performance? Yes, I stood to her right.

@abrahamrodriguez3197

@@_Shinique wow!🀩

@Ellaceeceebee

Wow!!

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@lydiamatthews236

She really knew how to build and harmonize a song... such a talent

@jaybeetv5808

Everyone is talking about her voice but NO ONE IS TALKING ABOUT HOW SHE WROTE THIS SONG

@Swanky723

Preach! thought it was from Crosby days...

@alexsummers9684

SAME

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