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killing jesus bill o reillyThankfully King Herod
Was the last one to hear
That the new born babe,
Long promised of, lay nearAt day eight He was circumcised
In the way of the Jews
At day forty He was recognized
And Herod heard not the newsIt was when the wise men
Came bearing gifts for this king
That he learned what grieved him
For naught for him did they bring

King Herod was just hours late
When he killed children on that day
Warned in a dream, they did not wait
The holy family’d left right away

The timing of the Lord
Can’t be troubled, not one wit
To escape, they could afford
Due to the wise men’s gifts


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