Little stars are shining

Little stars are shining

Author: Julia M. Leonard
Published in 12 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Little stars are shining in the evening sky;
Little hearts are praying to our God on high.
Little tongues are singing holy songs of praise,
Seeking to be strengthened in all holy ways.

2 Little hands are folded neatly on each breast,
Asking for a blessing ere they go to rest.
Little eyes are sleeping; little feet are still;
God's own angels watching those who trust His will.

Source: The Children's Hymnbook #60

Author: Julia M. Leonard

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Text Information

First Line: Little stars are shining
Author: Julia M. Leonard
Copyright: Public Domain





MERRIAL (sometimes known as LYNDHURST) is a fine tune by Frederic William Blunt (b. Mayfair, Westminster, Middlesex, England, 1839; d. Kensington, London, England, 1921). Not much is known about Blunt except that he was a London solicitor by profession and a musician by avocation. He originally comp…

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Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

Action Songs for Boys and Girls, Vol.5 #d13

Hymns of The Voice of Praise #d157

Let Youth Praise Him #d85

Let Youth Praise Him. 2nd ed. #d66

Plymouth Sunday-School Hymnal #d100

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Song and Study for God's Little Ones #29

The Book of Praise #805


The Children's Hymnbook #60

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The Primary and Junior Hymnal #10

The Primary Sunday School Hymnal #d124

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The School Hymnal #272

The Voice of Praise #d157

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