Come, join the bright circle

Come, join the bright circle

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [Come join the bright circle]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Come join the bright circle, there’s room and to spare,
The Saviour is calling to you,
Why linger ye still in the garden of ease,
There’s work that the smallest can do.

Refrain:
Come join the bright circle of love,
We’re bound for the Kingdom above,
Come join the bright circle, the beautiful circle,
Come join the bright circle of love.

2 There’s sorrow and sadness wherever you go,
Feet weary and worn with the way,
Then cheerily sing as you journey along,
Your song may help someone today. [Refrain]

3 A word or a smile, ‘tis but little to give,
For Jesus our Father above;
O lift up your lamps! let them gleam out afar,
Come join the bright circle of love. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #17

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 >

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First Line: Come, join the bright circle
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
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