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Jesus' Teaching

The lessons are of Jesus

Author: Julia H. Johnston
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The lessons are of Jesus,
And what He taught below;
His words for us are written,
That we His will may know.
He loved the little children,
And took them in His arms,
And those who love and trust Him,
Are safe from all alarms.

2 He shows the path of duty,
And bids us all be true;
His words of heav’nly wisdom
Are ever fresh and new.
He calls us to be faithful,
Unselfish, brave, and kind,
And daily in His service
Our highest joy to find.

3 The teachings of our master,
Our listening ears have heard;
He promises to bless us—
We take Him at His word.
We long to know Him better,
To follow closer still,
To love and learn of Jesus,
And do His holy will.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8096

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: The lessons are of Jesus
Title: Jesus' Teaching
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #8096
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The Cyber Hymnal #8096

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