1 Why should the children of a King
Go mourning all their days?
Great Comforter, descend, and bring
Some tokens of thy grace.
2 Dost thou not dwell in all the saints,
And seal the heirs of heaven?
When wilt thou banish my complaints
And show my sins forgiven?
3 Assure my conscience of her part
In the Redeemer's blood;
And bear thy witness with my heart
That I am born of God.
4 Thou art the earnest of his love,
The pledge of joys to come;
And thy soft wings, celestial Dove,
Will safe convey me home.
Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #268
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|Instances (1 - 3 of 3)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|The Baptist Hymnal: for use in the church and home #199||Why should the children of a King||Why should the children of a King||Isaac Watts||2012|
|The Cyber Hymnal #7653||Why Should the Children of a King||Why should the children of a king||HOLY TRINITY||Isaac Watts||CM||<cite>Hymns and Spiritual Songs</cite>, 1709|
|The New Harp of Columbia, Restored Edition #33t||Ebenezer||Why should the children of a King||EBENEZER||C. M.||2001|