O Lord, our hearts would give Thee praise, Ere now our school we end

O Lord, our hearts would give Thee praise, Ere now our school we end

Tune: ST. AGNES (Dykes)
Published in 24 hymnals

Representative Text

1 O Lord, our hearts would give Thee praise,
Ere now our school we end,
For this Thy Day, the best of days,
Jesus, the children's Friend.

2 Lord, graft Thy Word in ev'ry heart,
Our souls from sin defend,
That we from Thee may ne'er depart,
Jesus, the children's Friend.

Lord, bless our homes and give us grace
Thy Sabbaths so to spend,
That we in heav'n may find a place,
With Thee, the children's Friend.

Source: Hymnal for Church and Home (2nd ed.) #356

Text Information

First Line: O Lord, our hearts would give Thee praise, Ere now our school we end

Tune

ST. AGNES (Dykes)

John B. Dykes (PHH 147) composed ST. AGNES for [Jesus the Very Thought of Thee]. Dykes named the tune after a young Roman Christian woman who was martyred in A.D. 304 during the reign of Diocletian. St. Agnes was sentenced to death for refusing to marry a nobleman to whom she said, "I am already eng…

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LAMBETH (Schulthes)

This tune has been mis-attributed to various other composers, but is clearly the work of the above-named composer.

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 24 of 24)

Children's Praise and Worship #d122

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Christian Hymns: for church, school and home: with music #287

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Hymnal for Church and Home #356

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Hymnal for Church and Home (2nd ed.) #356

Hymnal of the Evangelical Church. Word ed. #d547

Hymns for Church Schools #d120

Jewel Selections #d125

Little Children's Book #d81

Little Children's Book: for Schools and Families #d81

School Carols #d217

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Songs for Little People: for use in Sunday-School, the kindergarten and the home #69

Songs for Little Singers No. 3 #d39

Songs for Primary Children #d37

The Call to Praise #d93

The Children's Hymnal (with tunes) #d157

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The Children's Hymnal with Tunes #201

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The Church and Sunday-School Hymnal #44

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The Church Porch, a service book and hymnal for Sunday schools Rev. Ed. #28

The Hymns from the Children's Hymnal; with a Service, for Sunday Schools #d160

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The Primary and Junior Hymnal #305

The Primary Hymn Book, Hymns and Songs for Little Children #d63

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