There's a robin singing

There's a robin singing

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [There’s a robin singing]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There's a robin singing
Such a sweet refrain,
From the leafy branches,
'Mid the falling rain,
And in joyous accents
Thus he seems to say,
"I am safe--my Father
Care for me alway!"

Chorus:
Singing, singing,
I belong to Jesus,
I belong to Jesus,
Singing, singing,
And he too is mine.

2 Happy little robin,
Thro' the darkest days,
Looking up and singing
Notes of love and praise,
Somewhere in the heavens,
God's own sun doth shine,
For the bow of promise
Sets the seal divine. [Chorus]

3 He, who o'er his creatures
Tender watch doth keep,
Safely guards his children
When they wake or sleep,
So we'll sing with gladness,
In the sun or show'r,
Trusting in his goodness,
Shielded by his pow'r. [Chorus]

Source: The Voice of Praise: a compilation of the very best sacred songs for us in Sunday Schools and praise services #101

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. 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 >

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First Line: There's a robin singing
Author: Lizzie DeArmond

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