E71. Children of the Heavenly King

1 Children of the heavenly King,
As ye journey, sweetly sing;
Sing your Saviour's worthy praise,
Glorious in His works and ways.

2 Ye are traveling home to God,
In the way the fathers trod;
They are happy now, and ye
Soon their happiness shall see.

3 O ye banished seed, be glad!
Christ our Adovcate is made;
Us to save our flesh assumes,
Brother to our souls becomes.

4 Shout, ye little flock, and blest:
You on Jesus' throne shall rest:
There your seat is now prepared;
There your kingdom and reward.

Text Information
First Line: Children of the heavenly King
Title: Children of the Heavenly King
Author: John Cennick
Meter: 7 7, 7 7.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1913
Topic: Care and Guidance
Tune Information
Name: INNOCENTS
Meter: 7 7, 7 7.
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Old French Melody



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