At home, at school, at play

We come, we come, with hearts so full of love

Author: George Bennard
Tune: [We come, we come with hearts so full of love]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We come, we come with hearts so full of love
For Him who died and ever lives above;
The glad refrain our happy voices raise,
O listen to our song of praise.

Refrain:
We’ll live for Jesus ev’ry day,
We’ll do His will let come what may,
At home, at school, at play,
We’ll live for Him.

2 We’ll march right on and singing as we go,
We’ll live each day our Savior’s love to show;
At home at school wherever we are found,
We’ll let our songs of love abound. [Refrain]

3 Rejoice, rejoice, for Jesus is our Friend,
He’s with us now and will be to the end;
He’ll guide our feet in paths of peace and love
And lead us to our home above. [Refrain]

Source: Full Redemption Songs #151

Author: George Bennard

George Bennard (1873-1958) was born in Youngstown, OH. When he was a child the family moved to Albia, Iowa. He served with the Salvation Army in Iowa for several years before he was ordained in the Methodist Episcopal Church. His hymn "Speak, my Lord" appears in Triumphant Service Songs (Chicago: Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Co., 1934). He wrote words and tune for his best known hymn "The Old Rugged Cross" in 1913. Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We come, we come, with hearts so full of love
Title: At home, at school, at play
Author: George Bennard
Refrain First Line: We'll live for Jesus every day
Copyright: Public Domain

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Bennard's Melodies of Salvation #d23

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Full Redemption Songs #151

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