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1 When he cometh, when he cometh
to make up his jewels,
all his jewels, precious jewels,
his loved and his own.

Like the stars of the morning,
his bright crown adorning,
they shall shine in their beauty,
bright gems for his crown.

2 He will gather, he will gather
the gems for his kingdom,
all the pure ones, all the bright ones,
his loved and his own. [Refrain]

3 Little children, little children
who love their Redeemer,
are the jewels, precious jewels,
his loved and his own. [Refrain]

Source: Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #325

Author: William Cushing

Cushing, William Orcutt , born at Hingham, Massachusetts, Dec. 31, 1823, is the author of the following hymns which appear in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos:— 1. Beautiful valley of Eden. Heaven. 2. Down in the valley with my Saviour I would go. Trusting to Jesus. 3. Fair is the morning land. Heaven. 4. I am resting so sweetly in Jesus now. Rest and Peace in Jesus. 5. I have heard of a land far away. Heaven. 6. O safe to the Rock that is higher than I. The Rock of Ages. 1. Ring the bells of heaven, there is joy today. Heavenly Joy over repenting Sinners. 8. We are watching, we are waiting. Second Advent anticipated. Mr. Cushing has also several additional hymns in some American Sunday School collections… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When he cometh, when he cometh
Title: Jewels
Author: William Cushing (1856)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Like the stars of the morning
Copyright: Public Domain



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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #325

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