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Who Is My Neighbor

Tell me, pray, who is my neighbor?

Author: Julia H. Johnston
Tune: PASADENA
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Tell me, pray, who is my neighbor?
Is it one who dwelleth nigh?
Those who need thy help are neighbors,
If their need thou canst supply.

Refrain:
Tell me, pray, who is my neighbor?
Show me what my hands can do?
God will show thee, He will help thee;
To thy holy trust be true.

1 Tell me, then, my Heav’n-sent duty
To my neighbor far and near.
As thyself thou still shalt love him;
Hark, the word rings loud and clear! [Refrain]

3 Bind the chain of love about them,
Love that from no service shrinks;
This alone will reach and hold them,
Chain of love, with golden links. [Refrain]

4 By the grace of God I promise
Now to learn of those in need;
I will love and live to serve them,
For my neighbors daily plead. [Refrain]

5 I will go where Jesus leads me,
I will do what He commands,
Send afar the blessèd tidings,
To these distant, darkened lands. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8104

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Tell me, pray, who is my neighbor?
Title: Who Is My Neighbor
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Refrain First Line: Tell me, pray, who is my neighbor?
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #8104
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #8104

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