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There is a gentle Gardener, Who owns a gardenfair

There is a gentle Gardener, Who owns a gardenfair

Author: Max von Schenkendorf
Tune: EIN GAERTNER
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 There is a gentle Gard'ner,
Who owns a garden fair,
Where countless blooming flowers
Enjoy His tender care,
Where countless blooming flowers
Enjoy His tender care.

2 He grants them radiant sunshine,
And soft, refreshing rain;
Thus nurtured, they must flourish
And sweetest fragrance gain,
Thus nurtured, they must flourish
And sweetest fragrance gain.

3 They fondly love the Gard'ner,
And all to Him incline,
While with their clinging tendrils
They seek Him to entwine,
While with their clinging tendrils
They seek Him to entwine.

4 And when their day is ended
He takes them to His breast,
And heavenward He bears them
To regions ever blest,
And heavenward He bears them
To regions ever blest.

5 There shall those flowers blossom
In beauty evermore,
Nor cold nor frost shall blight them
On that celestial shore,
Nor cold nor frost shall blight them
On that celestial shore.

6 Thou Gard'ner true and gentle,
Care for us every day,
That we in yonder garden
May thrive and bloom for aye,
That we in yonder garden
May thrive and bloom for aye.

Source: American Lutheran Hymnal #625

Author: Max von Schenkendorf

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First Line: There is a gentle Gardener, Who owns a gardenfair
Author: Max von Schenkendorf

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American Lutheran Hymnal #625TextPage Scan
Select Songs for School and Home #d141
Wartburg Hymnal: for church, school and home #244TextPage Scan
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