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Children of Zion

O many, many children in Zion

Author: E. C. Ellsworth
Tune: [Oh, many, many children]
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Oh, many, many children
In Zion shall be found;
We hear their happy voices,
And pleasant is the sound;
For children can be Christians,
And while at work, or play,
Be gentle like the Master,
And all his words obey.

Chorus:
Oh, children, come to Jesus!
His service is a joy;
Oh, come within the city,
Yes, ev'ry girl and boy.

2 Oh, who will be the children
Within the city bright?
Will you be one to enter,
And come by morning light?
Oh, do not wait till older
The shadows may appear
You may not see to enter
When night is almost here. [Chorus]

3 Then come and bring a playmate,
Perchance a brother dear;
Let sisters come together,
Oh, never, never fear:
For Zion must have children
Upon her golden street,
Then come, and bring in with you
Whoever you may meet [Chorus]

Source: Junior Songs: a collection of sacred hymns and songs; for use in meetings of junior societies, Sunday Schools, etc. #191

Author: E. C. Ellsworth

Late 19th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O many, many children in Zion
Title: Children of Zion
Author: E. C. Ellsworth
Refrain First Line: O, children, come to Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Dew Drops #120

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Hymnal for Primary Classes #29

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Infant Praises #40

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Junior Songs #191

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Spicy Breezes #17

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