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Happy Birthday

A little soldier of the King

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [A little soldier of the King]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 A little soldier of the King
His birthday holds today,
May he be ever good and true,
And God’s commands obey.

Refrain:
Happy birthday, happy birthday,
More like Jesus may you grow,
Happy birthday, happy birthday,
Love and serve Him here below.

2 A little soldier of the King
Must stand up for the right.
And try to do thro’ all the year
Things pleasing in His sight. [Refrain]

Source: Progressive Sunday School Songs #176

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A little soldier of the King
Title: Happy Birthday
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Refrain First Line: Happy birthday

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Beginner and Primary Songs for use in Sunday School and the Home #81Page Scan
Life and Service Hymns #178Page Scan
Progressive Sunday School Songs #176TextAudioPage Scan



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