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'Tis wonderful to know that Jesus was once a child like me

'Tis wonderful to know that Jesus was once a child like me

Author: Helen H. Lemmel
Tune: [‘Tis wonderful to know that Jesus]
Published in 13 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 ‘Tis wonderful to know that Jesus
Was once a child like me,
And lived on earth and worked and played
In Him home in Galilee.

Refrain:
Wonderful, wonderful Jesus!
Who was once a child like me;
Wonderful, wonderful Jesus!
Like Him I want to be.

2 More wonderful it is to know
That He has gone above,
To prepare a place where I may live
Forever in His love. [Refrain]

Source: Standard Songs of Evangelism #94

Author: Helen H. Lemmel

Born: November 14, 1863, Wardle, England. Died: November 1, 1961, at her home in Seattle, Washington. Buried: Lemmel was cremated, but her final resting place is unknown to us. Daughter of a Methodist minister, Helen emigrated from England with her family to America when she was 12 years old. They first settled in Mississippi, then relocated to Wisconsin. She moved to Seattle in 1904, and for three years was music critic for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. While interviewing German singer Ernestine Schumann-Hein, Helen was persuaded to go to Europe. A gifted singer, she studied music in Germany for four years. Upon her return to America, she began giving concerts and traveling on the Chautauqua circuit. Eventually, she became a vocal m… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: 'Tis wonderful to know that Jesus was once a child like me
Author: Helen H. Lemmel
Refrain First Line: Wonderful, wonderful Jesus

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 13 of 13)

Foursquare Hymnal of Standard Songs of Evangelism #d218

Foursquare Hymnal of Standard Songs of Evangelism #94

Happy-Time Songs #d13

Junior Hymns #d115

Praises for Children #d72

Primaries Sing #d30

Primaries Sing #d28

Silver Gems in Song #d96

Standard Songs of Evangelism #d138

Standard Songs of Evangelism #d135

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Standard Songs of Evangelism #94

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The Voice of Thanksgiving No. 3 #121

The Voice of Thanksgiving No. 4 #d329

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