Children's Praise

Representative Text

1 Come, let us sing to the Savior above,
Children a tribute should bring;
Sing of His mercy and wonderful love,
He is our Savior and King.

Chorus:
Jesus, Savior!
Help us Thy praises to sing,
Show us Thy favor and teach us Thy way,
Thou art our Savior and King.

2 Once in the temple, in joyful accord,
Children's hosannas were heard;
Here in His courts we would sing to our Lord,
We would rejoice in His word. [Chorus]

3 Let us repeat that sweet story of old,
Jesus the little ones blest;
Still He is waiting in love to enfold
All who would lean on His breast. [Chorus]

4 Guard us from danger, and save us from sin,
Jesus, Redeemer and Friend,
We are Thy children, oh, cleanse us within.
Guide us, and keep to the end. [Chorus]

Source: Crowning glory no. 2: a collection of gospel hymns #159

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. 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: Come, let us sing to the Savior above
Title: Children's Praise
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus, Savior, help us thy praises to sing
Publication Date: 1890
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Crowning glory no. 2: a collection of gospel hymns #159

Heavenly Tidings #d16

Our Best Endeavor #d28

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Sun-Shine Songs for the Sunday School #52

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d49

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