I love the bright hued flowers that bloom

I love the bright hued flowers that bloom

Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Tune: [I love the bright hued flow'rs that bloom]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I love the bright hues flow’rs that bloom
Within the woodland way,
I love the sunbeams warm and bright
That with the shadows play.
The laughing rills that ripple by,
The trees so strong and tall,
But my dear Lord, who loveth me,
I love Him best of all.

Refrain:
Best of all, best of all,
But my dear Lord who loveth me,
I love Him best of all.

2 I love the merry warbling birds
That carol all the day,
I love the bright winged butterflies
Amid the flow’rs at play.
The little raindrops cool and clear
Refreshing as they fall,
But my dear Lord, who loveth me,
I love Him best of all. [Refrain]

3 My parents, friends and teachers dear,
I love with all my heart,
I love the gentle words they speak,
The knowledge they impart.
Within my heart I hear a voice
That doth so sweetly call,
It is my Lord, who loveth me,
I love Him best of all. [Refrain]

Source: Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #111

Author: Ada Blenkhorn

Ada Jane Blenkhorn Canada 1858-1927 Born in Cobourg, Ontario, the 10th of 11 children, she emigrated with her family to the U.S. In 1884 and settled in Cleveland, OH.. She was raised a Methodist, and began writing hymn lyrics at age 34. A prolific writer of hymn lyrics, she was about to give it up when a friend encouraged her to continue, telling her some soul might be saved by a hymn she would write. She worked for many years as secretary to her brother, Henry's, real estate company. After his death in 1923, she became president of the company. She never married. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I love the bright hued flowers that bloom
Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Refrain First Line: I love him best of all
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
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Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #63

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New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #330

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Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 5 and 6 Combined #39

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The Bible School Hymnal #92

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The King's Message #6

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The Victory #151

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The Voice of Praise No. 2 #33

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Uplifted Voices #111

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