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Growing Up For Jesus

Growing up for Jesus, we are truly blest

Author: Priscilla J. Owens
Tune: [Growing up for Jesus, We are truly blest]
Published in 21 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Growing up for Jesus, we are truly blest,
In his smile is welcome, in his arms our rest,
In his truth our treasure, in his love to be
Growing up for Jesus in the J. C. E.

Growing up for Jesus, till in him complete,
Growing up for Jesus, oh, his work is sweet:
In his truth our treasure, in his love to be
Growing up for Jesus in the J. C. E.

2 Not too young to love him, youthful hearts beat true,
Not too young to serve him as the dew-drops do,
Not too young to praise him, singing as we come,
Not too young to answer when he calls us home. [Chorus]

3 Growing up for Jesus, learning day by day
How to follow onward in the narrow way;
Seeking holy treasure, finding precious truth,
Growing up for Jesus in our haypy youth. [Chorus]

Source: Junior Songs: a collection of sacred hymns and songs; for use in meetings of junior societies, Sunday Schools, etc. #146

Author: Priscilla J. Owens

Owens, Priscilla Jane, was born July 21, 1829, of Scotch and Welsh descent, and is now (1906) resident at Baltimore, where she is engaged in public-school work. For 50 years Miss Owen has interested herself in Sunday-school work, and most of her hymns were written for children's services. Her hymn in the Scotch Church Hymnary, 1898, "We have heard a joyful sound" (Missions), was written for a Sunday-school Mission Anniversary, and the words were adapted to the chorus "Vive le Roi" in the opera The Huguenots. [Rev. James Bonar, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Growing up for Jesus, we are truly blest
Title: Growing Up For Jesus
Author: Priscilla J. Owens
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Growing up for Jesus, till in Him complete
Copyright: Public Domain



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The Cyber Hymnal #12151

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