A child of the King

Representative Text

1 Softly and tenderly Jesus spake
Unto my fainting soul:
Come, of the waters of life partake,
And thou shalt be cleansed, made whole!

All glory to Jesus! So precious is He!
His name! in my soul how it rings!
Redeemed by His blood, He has called me to be
A child of the King of king!

2 Guilty was I whom He sought to win;
Trembling I heard His voice;
Fully persuaded, I entered in,
And made Him that day my choice! [Refrain]

3 Sins that were crimson He made as wool,
Gave me a glad new song;
Now of salvation my cup runs full,
I’m happy the whole day long! [Refrain]

4 Of Him to others where e’er I go,
Daily my glad heart sings;
I am for time and eternity,
A child of the King of kings! [Refrain]

Source: The King of Glory #152

Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel

Pseudonymns: C. D. Emerson, S. B. Jackson, Jennie Ree  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Softly and tenderly Jesus spake
Title: A child of the King
Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel
Refrain First Line: All glory to Jesus



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Calvary's Praises #152Page Scan
Living Praise No. 2 #d168
The King of Glory #152TextAudioPage Scan
Wonder Hymns of Faith #d179
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us