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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

In the Time of Birds and Blossoms

When the lavish hand of summer

Author: Jennie Wilson
Tune: [When the lavish hand of summer]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When the lavish hand of summer,
Decks the earth in fair array,
Radiant with golden sunshine,
Comes the welcome Children’s Day.

Welcome, welcome Children’s Day,
Happy, happy Children’s Day;
In the time of birds and blossoms
Comes the welcome Children’s Day.

2 When the roses scent the breezes
Which among them softly stray,
And when arching skies are bluest,
Comes the welcome Children’s Day. [Refrain]

3 When the merry birds are singing
Over nests their sweetest lay,
Filling woodlands green with music,
Comes the welcome Children’s Day. [Refrain]

4 When all nature is rejoicing
Children’s voices, fresh and gay,
In the Savior’s praise are blending
On their welcome festal day. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Herald in Song #57

Author: Jennie Wilson

Wilson, Jennie Bain. (d. 3 September 1913). Obituaries available in the DNAH Archives.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When the lavish hand of summer
Title: In the Time of Birds and Blossoms
Author: Jennie Wilson
Refrain First Line: Welcome welcome Children's Day


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Gospel Herald in Song #57

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