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In the temple, in the temple

Representative Text

1 Long ago within the temple
Stood a little boy one day,
And the doctors wondered greatly
At the words they heard Him say.

Refrain:
It was Jesus Christ, our Saviour!
He was but a little child,
But the light of Heaven was shining
In His face so pure and mild.

2 With the teachers there they found Him,
Though a lowly, learning youth,
But His answers as He told them
Were complete with heavenly truth. [Refrain]

4 Let us ever then be eager
To sit down at Jesus' feet,
To be learning from our Saviour,
And His lessons to repeat. [Refrain]


Source: The Children's Hymnbook #98

Author: Flora Kirkland

20th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In the temple, in the temple
Author: Flora Kirkland
Language: English
Refrain First Line: It was Jesus Christ, our Savior!
Copyright: Public Domain

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Praises We Sing (2nd ed.) #45

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