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Sweet Hosannas

O why should not the children sing

Author: Mrs. L. M. Buck
Tune: [O why should not the children sing]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O why should not the children sing
Their praise to Him who made us free,
Till all their songs and service blend,
With those beside the crystal sea.

Sing sweet hosannas!
Mingling love with loftiest praise;
Sing sweet hosannas,
Till in Heaven the song we raise.

2 Sing of His love and tender care,
That leads their young and wayward feet
In ways of right and paths of peace,
To living streams and pastures sweet. [Refrain]

3 Sing in a loud and joyful lay
Our blest Redeemer’s worthy praise,
And in their songs and triumphs share
The glories of His works and ways. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8529

Author: Mrs. L. M. Buck

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Text Information

First Line: O why should not the children sing
Title: Sweet Hosannas
Author: Mrs. L. M. Buck
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Sing sweet hosannas
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #8529
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #8529

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