The Beautiful Garden of Prayer

There's a garden where Jesus is waiting

Author: Eleanor Allen Schroll (1920)
Tune: [There's a garden where Jesus is waiting]
Published in 69 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 There’s a garden where Jesus is waiting,
There’s a place that is wondrously fair,
For it glows with the light of His presence -
’Tis that beautiful garden of prayer.

Refrain:
O the beautiful garden, the garden of prayer,
O the beautiful garden of prayer!
There my Savior awaits, and He opens the gates
To the beautiful garden of prayer.

2 There’s a garden where Jesus is waiting,
And I go with my burden and care,
Just to learn from His lips words of comfort -
In the beautiful garden of prayer. [Refrain]

3 There’s a garden where Jesus is waiting,
And He bids you to come meet Him there,
Just to bow and receive a new blessing -
In the beautiful garden of prayer. [Refrain]

Source: African American Heritage Hymnal #425

Author: Eleanor Allen Schroll

Born: 1878, New­port, Ken­tucky. Died: Jan­u­a­ry 8, 1966, Day­to­na Beach, Flor­i­da. Buried: South­gate, Ken­tucky. Lyrics-- Beautiful Gar­den of Pray­er, The He Lives --www.hymntime.com/bio  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a garden where Jesus is waiting
Title: The Beautiful Garden of Prayer
Author: Eleanor Allen Schroll (1920)
Meter: 10.9.10.9.12.9.12.9
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O the beautiful garden, the garden of prayer
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #394
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Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
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African American Heritage Hymnal #425

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Hymns of Faith #99

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Small Church Music #2713

The Christian Life Hymnal #455

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The Cyber Hymnal #394

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The New National Baptist Hymnal #330

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #334

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Timeless Truths #1003

Include 61 pre-1979 instances
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