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Fair Rose of Sharon

Beautiful roses now bloom everywhere

Author: Miss Kate Ulmer
Tune: [Beautiful roses now bloom everywhere]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Beautiful roses now bloom ev’rywhere,
Filling with fragrance the soft balmy air;
Each lovely blossom to mem’ry doth bring,
Sharon’s fair Rose our Redeemer and King.
Fair “Rose of Sharon” thy beauty we seek,
Blooming to comfort the weary and weak;
Like unto thee in our lives we would grow,
Blest “Rose of Sharon” thy grace now bestow.

Refrain:
Fair Rose of Sharon, blooming in beauty,
Each lovely blossom thy praises sing,
We love thy fragrance spreading like sunshine,
Fair Rose of Sharon, Jesus our King.

2 Sweet valley lilies of fair spotless white,
Budding in lowliness, shrinking from sight;
In its chaste purity each voiceless bell,
Of Judah’s Lily Christ Jesus doth tell.
Blest “Valley Lily” spring up in our hearts,
Rare are the graces thy presence imparts;
Gentleness, meekness, humility, love,
Flowers transplanted to earth from above. [Refrain]

3 Gladly the children are singing today,
Praises uplifting in innocent lay;
Bright happy faces and hearts undefiled,
Telling of Nazareth’s wonderful child.
O, perfect pattern of childhood we pray,
Fill with thy spirit our young hearts this day;
Thee would we follow to mansions above,
Treading thy footprints and kept in thy love. [Refrain]

Source: The Service of Praise #30

Author: Miss Kate Ulmer

Born in Pennsylvania, lived in Dauphin County Pennsylvania with her husband Benjamin E. Ulmer. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Beautiful roses now bloom everywhere
Title: Fair Rose of Sharon
Author: Miss Kate Ulmer
Refrain First Line: Fair Rose of Sharon, blooming in beauty
Publication Date: 1900
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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The Service of Praise #30

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