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Come With Singing

Come with singing, praise the Lord today

Author: Flora Kirkland
Tune: [Come with singing, praise the Lord today]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Come with singing, praise the Lord today,
Happy tribute pay, with your joyous lay;
Praise your Savior, praise the children’s King,
Let your songs of worship ring.
As the children in the temple sang,
As their voices by the roadway rang,
So, today, let children’s voices bring,
Praises to their King.

Then come with singing, stand before your King,
With an earnest purpose as His praise you sing;
As peace and goodness fill the world today,
May the light of heaven fill your heart alway.

2 Give your service to the Lord above;
Tell abroad His love, all His goodness prove;
Time flies swiftly, come to Him today,
Seek the Savior while you may.
Earthly joys so soon will all be past,
Crowns of glory shall be yours at last,
Hasten now, His loving call to heed,
He’s the Friend you need. [Refrain]

3 Clad in armor, given by your King,
Haste His praise to sing,—loyal effort bring;
Shield and breastplate shining in the sun,
Show the battle well begun!
Helmet bright, and girdle made of truth,
Head and heart and hand for God, in youth!
When the battle in His name is won,
He will say “Well done.” [Refrain]

Source: Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #10

Author: Flora Kirkland

Flora Kirkland was born in 1862 in Kentucky, before moving to Brooklyn, New York. After graduating from school she became a public school teacher for the seventh grade. She was a member of Tompkins Avenue Congregational Church for which she wrote a number of hymns. She was very active in the Wallabout Bay Mission in that neighborhood of Brooklyn. Most of Wallabout Bay would be filled in to make way for the Brooklyn Navy Yard. She died 17 January 1911. Brooklyn Standard Union, 16 January 1911 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come with singing, praise the Lord today
Title: Come With Singing
Author: Flora Kirkland
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Then come with singing, stand before your King
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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Children's Praise No. 1 #84

Glory Songs #117

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Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #10

Songs of Salvation. Work songs #d36

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Sunday School Hymns No. 1 #6

The Festival Song Budget, Children's Day #d9

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