Learn of Jesus

To learn of Jesus Christ, our Lord

Author: Julia H. Johnston
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 To learn of Jesus Christ, our Lord,
We need to read His holy Word;
The precious lessons we must heed,
And ask of Him the grace we need.

O holy Teacher, Friend and Guide,
With us for evermore abide;
May we be taught from Heav’n above
The wondrous lessons of Thy love.

2 We learn of Jesus’ wondrous birth,
His sinless life while here on earth,
We hear His invitation free,
Come, take My yoke, and learn of Me. [Refrain]

3 The Book divine, oh, may we prize,
Where all this heav’nly wisdom lies;
These lessons may we learn by heart,
And early choose the better part. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8097

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. 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 >

Text Information

First Line: To learn of Jesus Christ, our Lord
Title: Learn of Jesus
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O holy Teacher, Friend and Guide
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #8097
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The Cyber Hymnal #8097

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