During our last fund drive one donor said this: "I love hymns ... If you asked for money, it means you need it! Please keep the work going. And please, accept my widow's mite. God bless you."

She was right. We only ask for money twice a year, and we do so because we need it.

So, before you close this box and move on to use the many resources on Hymnary.org, please prayerfully consider whether you might be able to make a gift to support our work. Gifts of any amount are appreciated, assist our work and let us know that we have partners in our effort to create the best database of hymns on the planet.

To donate online via PayPal or credit card, use the Calvin University secure giving site (https://calvin.quadweb.site/giving/hymnary).

If you'd like to make a gift by check, please send it to: Hymnary.org, Calvin University, 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

And to read more about big plans for Hymnary, see https://hymnary.org/blog/major-additions-planned-for-hymnary.

Spring Carol

Where, oh! where do the birdies live?

Author: Mrs. E. F. S.
Tune: [Where, O where do birdies live?]
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

1. Where, oh! where do birdies live?
Up in a tree;
Darling little downy nest,
One can just see.

Chorus:
Birdie, birdie, swing, oh! swing
In your cradle high,
While the summer breezes sing
Your sweet lullaby;
Swing, swing, swing, swing, have no care,
Up in the blue sky, God is there.

2. Baby birdies softly chirp,
Papa bird sings,
Mama birdie cuddles them
Under her wings. [Chorus]

3. God, our Father loves the birds,
Cares for them all,
Hearkens when they cry for food,
Sees when they fall. [Chorus]

4. Little children, never fear,
God cares for you;
He who loves the little birds
Loves children too. [Chorus]

5. Trust him, therefore, like the birds,
Love and obey,
Then your hearts will e'er be light,
Happy as they. [Chorus]

Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #11

Author: Mrs. E. F. S.

Late 19th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Where, oh! where do the birdies live?
Title: Spring Carol
Author: Mrs. E. F. S.
Refrain First Line: Birdie, birdie, swing, oh! swing

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)
TextPage Scan

Carols of Hope #11

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.