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It Came To Pass [from Behold the Lamb of God: The True Tall Tale of the Coming of Christ, 2004]

It came to pass back in those days that Caesar, he decreed
A census would be taken of the Roman world, you see
So everyone packed up and headed back to their home towns
And Joseph up from Galilee to Bethlehem was bound

So it came to pass this man named Joe was with his fiancé
When her pregnancy began to show he planned to go away
But it came to pass that in a dream an angel of the Lord
Said, "Joseph, don't you be afraid to marry Mary for
The little baby in her womb it is the Holy Spirit's work
You may have read the prophet said a virgin would give birth"

So it came to pass that Joseph was the noblest of men
With a woman on a donkey on their way to Bethlehem
And I wonder whether either was aware enough that day
To know the child would bring a Kingdom
And the old would come to pass away...

Words and music by Andrew Peterson. Copyright 2004 New Spring Publishing, Inc./ASCAP.


[lyrics found here. poor audio of this track and others here.]


a recap of circumstances, scandal, prophecy, hope, and even an angel to boot. everything as it should be.

glory be to God on high. 

Posted on Friday, December 23, 2005 at 12:00AM by Registered Commentermdog | Comments3 Comments

Reader Comments (3)

It came to pass that I'm FORBIDDEN to listen to the audio.


You don't have permission to access /mp3b/peterson67.mp3 on this server.

Apache/2.0.46 (Red Hat) Server at static.grassrootsmusic.com Port 80
Dec 23, 2005 at 07:51AM | Unregistered Commenterpaul
well, shoot dang. go to the "other tracks here" link and see if you can hear it by clicking directly on the song.
Dec 23, 2005 at 08:16AM | Registered Commentermdog
[anyone: did that work?]
Dec 27, 2005 at 10:38PM | Registered Commentermdog

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