The Lord into his garden comes;
The spices yield a rich perfume;
The lilies grow and thrive,
The lilies grow and thrive.
Refreshing showers of grace divine,
From Jesus flow to every vine
And make the dead revive,
And make the dead revive.
Source: Worship in Song: A Friends Hymnal #126
The Lord into His garden comes. [Christ in His Church.] Appeared anonymously in J. Leavitt's Christian Lyre, 1830, Pt i., No. 22, and subsequently in several collections, including the American Baptist Hymnal, 1903.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
|Instances (1 - 3 of 3)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|The Baptist Hymnal: for use in the church and home #566||The Lord into his garden comes||The Lord into his garden comes||Anon.||2012|
|The Sacred Harp: the best collection of sacred songs, hymns, odes, and anthems ever offered the singing public for general use (1991 rev.) #64||The Lord into His garden comes||NASHVILLE||1991|
|Worship in Song: A Friends Hymnal #126||The Lord Into His Garden Comes||The Lord into his garden comes||GARDEN HYMN||18.104.22.168.D.||1996||Eternal Life | ; Living Christ |||Traditional Southern folk hymn|