Hymnary Friends,

As our fall/winter fund drive winds down, please consider a gift today to support the work of Hymnary.org. We're behind where we have been in past years with this drive, and we are hoping to catch up a little between now and January 1, 2019!

Please know that we want to keep Hymnary (the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet) going for many years to come. Your donations help us do that. Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Click the Donate button below to be taken to a secure giving site. Or you can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary.org team, our thanks.
Harry Plantinga

Willing Workers

Jesus cometh! Jesus cometh, For the jewels all his own

Author: Julia H. Johnston
Tune: [Jesus cometh! Jesus cometh]
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

1 Jesus cometh! Jesus cometh,
For the jewels all his own;
Little children are his jewels,
They should shine for him alone.

Chorus:
Children, children,
Are the jewels bright and fair,
Precious jewels,
Gathered for the King to wear.

2 In his crown of light and beauty
By and by these gems shall shine;
"When I come," the Lord has told us,
"I will call these jewels mine." [Chorus]

3 Jesus cometh, watch, be ready,
Fear the Lord, be pure, be true;
Oh, be just, and ever freely
Give, as he has given you. [Chorus]

4 Willing workers for the Master,
In the Saviour's service true;
Look to Jesus who has loved you,
Do what he would have you do. [Chorus]

Source: Bible Study Songs: for junior societies, junior and primary Sunday schools #83

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus cometh! Jesus cometh, For the jewels all his own
Title: Willing Workers
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Refrain First Line: Children, children, Are the jewels bright and fair

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)
TextPage Scan

Bible Study Songs #83

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements