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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.

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


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Bible Study Songs #83

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