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Children, sing, gladly sing

Children, sing, gladly sing

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [Children sing, gladly sing]
Published in 7 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

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1. Children sing, gladly sing,
Hallelujahs to our king;
Lord of all, great and small,
At His feet with rapture fall;
Children sing, He is near,
Bending still His gracious ear;
Trust in Him, O rejoice!
Praise the Lord with heart and voice.

Then sing, gladly sing.
Sing, gladly sing.
Till the heav’nly arches ring,
Till you hear the saints above,
Praising God, for He is love.

2. Journey on hand in hand,
Singing to the promised land,
There is rest, there is rest,
In the kingdom of the blest;
Children sing, gladly sing,
Till the heav’nly arches ring,
Till you hear saints above,
Praising God, for He is love. [Refrain]

3. Children sing, when the light
Wakes the rosy morning bright,
When the birds’ tuneful lay,
Hails with joy the op’ning day,
Praise the Lord, He has made
Verdant lawn and forest shade.
Children sing, gladly sing,
Hallelujahs to our king. [Refrain]

4. Children sing! who can tell
If the song you love so well,
May not reach one whose heart
Longs to choose the better part?
Stealing soft, like the sigh
Of a zephyr passing by,
Children sing, ever sing,
Loudest praise to God our king. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #815

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Children, sing, gladly sing
Author: Fanny Crosby
Refrain First Line: Then sing, gladly sing



The Cyber Hymnal #815
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