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The Children's Carol

Above earth's din and turmoil

Author: Miss F. E. Pettingell
Tune: [Above earth's din and turmoil]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Above earth’s din and turmoil
The Christmas music rings,
And back to heaven’s portals
The angel chorus wings.

And in that joyous choral
The children’s notes must blend,
For Jesus came to bless them,
He is the children’s Friend.

2 A Babe of lowly advent,
A well beloved Son,
He knows the needs of children,
He loves each little one. [Refrain]

3 A life sublime, unselfish,
A life of love He knew,
That He might be our pattern,
Might be the children’s too. [Refrain]

Source: Fair as the Morning. Hymns and Tunes for Praise in the Sunday-School #95

Author: Miss F. E. Pettingell

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Text Information

First Line: Above earth's din and turmoil
Title: The Children's Carol
Author: Miss F. E. Pettingell
Meter: D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: And in that joyous choral
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #7912
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