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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.

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 #159

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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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