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All the world

The world came to my home today

Author: Harry W. Farrington
Tune: INTERCESSION (Harrat)
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 The world came to my home to-day,
To spread a wondrous feast;
The ships and planes in bright array
Brought gifts from west and east;
From India, spice; from China, tea,
My table high to fill;
Each nation sent in peace to me
A token of goodwill.

2 The world came to my school to-day,
And brought me wondrous games;
The playmates strange had nought to say,
Nor told their stranger names;
But all could laugh and play like me,
Soft, warm were heart and hand,
That made a ring strong as could be
Of friends from every land.

3 The whole world came to church to-day,
Their praise and gifts to bring;
In every tongue to sing and pray
And worship Jesus, King.
Not as the Wise Men, riding far,
To find him in once place;
His spirit, coming where we are,
Binds hearts of every race.

Source: The Hymnal for Boys and Girls #73

Author: Harry W. Farrington

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Text Information

First Line: The world came to my home today
Title: All the world
Author: Harry W. Farrington
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Hymns for Junior Worship #d101

Singing Worship with Boys and Girls #d98

Supplement to Hymns and Songs #d34

Text

The Hymnal for Boys and Girls #73

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