Do They Know?

Do they know we've been with Jesus

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Do they know we've been with Jesus]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Do they know we’ve been with Jesus,
With him in the silent prayer,
In the heart’s sweet meditation,
With him as his work we share.

More and more to be like Jesus,
Oh, be this our heart’s desire;
With him now, in work and watching,
With him when he calls us higher.

2 Do they know we’ve been with Jesus?
Tho’ the likeness may be dim,
Can they trace the Master’s image?
Do they say, we’ve learned of him? [Refrain]

3 Do they know we’ve been with Jesus?
Does our language ever prove
That we “seek a better country,”
That our treasure is above? [Refrain]

4 Do they know we’ve been with Jesus,
Living daily by his grace?
Can they catch some faint reflection
Of the light upon his face? [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Sound: a collection of new hymns and music with familiar selections #10

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Do they know we've been with Jesus
Title: Do They Know?
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Language: English
Refrain First Line: More and more to be like Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain



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Joyful Sound #10

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