The day of grace

The Lord into his garden came

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Representative Text

The Lord into his garden comes;
The spices yield a rich perfume;
The lilies grow and thrive,
The lilies grow and thrive.

Refreshing showers of grace divine,
From Jesus flow to every vine
And make the dead revive,
And make the dead revive.

Source: Worship in Song: A Friends Hymnal #126

Text Information

First Line: The Lord into his garden came
Title: The day of grace
Meter: 8.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


The Lord into His garden comes. [Christ in His Church.] Appeared anonymously in J. Leavitt's Christian Lyre, 1830, Pt i., No. 22, and subsequently in several collections, including the American Baptist Hymnal, 1903. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)


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