O sing, ye children, sing

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1 O sing, ye children, sin,
On this the best of days;
With happy hearts and voices bring
The tribute of your praise.

2 Let eyes no longer weep;
Let hearts no more be sad;
For heaven high festival doth keep,
And biddeth earth be glad.

3 With prayer and praise, O Lord,
We worship in Thy fear;
For here, Thou dost Thy name record;
Thine eyes and heart are here.

4 And we of lowly mind,
Who in Thy temple wait,
This as the house of God shall find,
And this as heaven’s own gate.

Source: The Sunday School Hymnal: with offices of devotion #13

Author: Edward A. Collier

Collier, Edward Augustus, a Congregational Minister at Kinderhook, New York State, is the author of "Thou, Lord, art God alone" (Holy Trinity) in the Scotch Church Hymnary, 1898. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O sing, ye children, sing
Author: Edward A. Collier
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


SCHUMANN (51567)

SCHUMANN is one of many hymn tunes arranged by Lowell Mason (PHH 96). He first published the arrangement in Cantica Laudis (1850), a collection he edited with George J. Webb (PHH 559). First called WHITE, the tune was marked "Arr. from Schumann" and was thus ascribed to the German composer Robert A.…

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