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Christmas Song: “On the first day of Christmas, my true God said to me…”

Enjoy this Christian-take on a secular Christmas song, The 12 Days of Christmas. And from all of us here at Children’s Ministry Magazine, Merry Christmas!


Christmas Song: “On the first day of Christmas, my true God said to me…”

First Day

On the first day of Christmas, my true God said to me:
Jesus is the light of the world.

Second Day

On the second day of Christmas, my true God said to me:
His perfect plan,
and Jesus is the light of the world.

Third Day

On the third day of Christmas, my true God said to me:
We believe,
his perfect plan,
and Jesus is the light of the world.

Fourth Day

On the fourth day of Christmas, my true God said to me:
God’s gift, Jesus,
We believe,
his perfect plan,
and Jesus is the light of the world.

Fifth Day

On the fifth day of Christmas, my true God said to me:
God is with us,
God’s gift, Jesus,
We believe,
his perfect plan,
and Jesus is the light of the world.

Sixth Day

On the sixth day of Christmas, my true God said to me:
We can celebrate,
God is with us,
God’s gift, Jesus,
We believe,
his perfect plan,
and Jesus is the light of the world.

Seventh Day

On the seventh day of Christmas, my true God said to me:
We obey joyfully,
We can celebrate,
God is with us,
God’s gift, Jesus,
We believe,
his perfect plan,
and Jesus is the light of the world.

Eighth Day

On the eighth day of Christmas, my true God said to me:
Jesus understands,
We obey joyfully,
We can celebrate,
God is with us,
God’s gift, Jesus,
We believe,
his perfect plan,
and Jesus is the light of the world.

Ninth Day

On the ninth day of Christmas, my true God said to me:
God is glorious,
Jesus understands,
We obey joyfully,
We can celebrate,
God is with us,
God’s gift, Jesus,
We believe,
his perfect plan,
and Jesus is the light of the world.

Tenth Day

On the tenth day of Christmas, my true God said to me:
We share the good news,
God is glorious,
Jesus understands,
We obey joyfully,
We can celebrate,
God is with us,
God’s gift, Jesus,
We believe,
his perfect plan,
and Jesus is the light of the world.

Eleventh Day

On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true God said to me:
The prophecies are fulfilled,
We share the good news,
God is glorious,
Jesus understands,
We obey joyfully,
We can celebrate,
God is with us,
God’s gift, Jesus,
We believe,
his perfect plan,
and Jesus is the light of the world.

Twelfth Day

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true God said to me:
God guides us always,
The prophecies are fulfilled,
We share the good news,
God is glorious,
Jesus understands,
We obey joyfully,
We can celebrate,
God is with us,
God’s gift, Jesus,
We believe,
his perfect plan,
and Jesus is the light of the world.

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4 thoughts on “Christmas Song: “On the first day of Christmas, my true God said to me…”

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    Good morning.
    Could I get permission to use the 12 days of Christmas song for our preschool virtual Christmas program this year?
    Thank you in advance for your consideration.

    Donna Einspahr
    Mtn. View Lutheran Church and School
    Las Vegas, NV

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    Hi,
    Is it possible for me to use this for a Christmas fun pack i am putting together for children please?

    Charlea

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