Sion, Sion, haste to meet Him

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1 Sion, Sion, haste to meet Him,
Lo, He comes, your Lord and King;
Wave the bright palm-branch before Him,
And with joy Hosannas sing.

2 See the eager crowd around Him
Strew with garments fair His way,
Honour to the Son of David,
With glad voices hear them say.

3 Even little tender children,
Haste their loving Lord to meet;
Sing Hosannas with sweet voices,
Strew-palm-branches at His feet.


Source: Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #68

Author: Esther Wiglesworth

Wiglesworth, Esther, daughter of Thomas Wiglesworth, was born at 6 Bruce Terrace, Tottenham, Middlesex, in 1827, and is now (1891) Matron of the Magdalen Asylum, Streatham. She has composed a large number of small poetical works, and has contributed numerous hymns and poems to the periodical press. The works from which most of her hymns in common use are taken, are: Verses for the Sundays and Holidays of the Christian Seasons, 1863; (2) Verses for Christian Children, 1871; (3) Hymns for the Feasts, and other Verses, 1878; (4) Songs of Perseverance, 1885, &c. These hymns in common use include:— 1. Almighty Father, God of love. Morning. 2. Father, look upon Thy children. Confirmation. 3. God chooseth out the place. God the Gu… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sion, Sion, haste to meet Him
Author: Esther Wiglesworth



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