[A bud the gardener gave me]

[A bud the gardener gave me]

Composer: Winfield Scott Weeden (1897)
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Composer: Winfield Scott Weeden

Winfield S. Weeden was born in 1847 in Middleport, OH. In his early life he was active in teaching singing schools throughout that area in Ohio. As singer and associate to Judson VandeVenter in his evangelistic campaigns, Weeden assisted in meetings at East Palestine and Sebring. He compiled several collections of hymns among them The Peacemaker, Songs of the Peacemaker, and Songs of Sovereign Grace. Weeden died in 1908. (see 101 More Hymn Stories, Osbeck, Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel, 1985) Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

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Title: [A bud the gardener gave me]
Composer: Winfield Scott Weeden (1897)
Meter: D
Incipit: 53312 15561 16155
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain


My Bud in Heaven

A bud the Gardener gave me,
A fair and lovely child,
He gave it for my keeping
To cherish undefiled;
It lay upon my bosom,
It was my joy and pride,
Perhaps it was an idol
Which I must be denied.

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The Cyber Hymnal #4394
Text: My Bud in Heaven
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