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Yes, dear Sabbath [Sunday] school, I love thee

Yes, dear Sabbath [Sunday] school, I love thee

Published in 16 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Yes, dear Sunday-school, I love thee,
Here I meet with friends most dear;
None to scorn or feel above me,
None to dread with slavish fear;
And the teachers, and the teachers,
Kindly all my lessons hear.

2 Here I learn of richer treasures
Than the mines of earth afford;
Earthly friends and earthly pleasures
Shall not keep me from the Lord;
Precious lessons, precious lessons
Here are spoken from His word.

3 Yet my heart is fill'd with wonder;
Parents, teachers, can you tell,
Why neglected many wander,
When so near the school they dwell?
Oh! invite them, Oh! invite them,
They will love the school so well.

4 I will go and tell those children
There is room for them and me,
And to school we'll straightway bring them,
If persuaded they will be.
I am thankful, I am thankful
That my friends invited me.

Source: Kind Words: a new collection of hymns and tunes for sunday schools and the social circle #23

Text Information

First Line: Yes, dear Sabbath [Sunday] school, I love thee
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 16 of 16)
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Early Blossoms #75a

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #102

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #102

Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d538

Kind Words #d113

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Kind Words #23

Oriola #d306

Oriola #d314

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Palmer's Sabbath School Songs #16a

Spring Blossoms #d108

Sunday School Hymn Book #d544

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The Diadem #12

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The Eclectic Sabbath School Hymn Book #4

The Golden Harp #d412

The Union Harp and Revival Chorister. Rev ed. #d498

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Young Singer's Friend #10

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