Children of Jerusalem Sang the praise of Jesus' Name

Children of Jerusalem Sang the praise of Jesus' Name

Author: J. Henley
Tune: INFANT PRAISE (English)
Published in 88 hymnals

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1. Children of Jerusalem
Sang the praise of Jesus’ name:
Children, too, of modern days
Join to sing the Savior’s praise.

Refrain
Hark, hark, hark!
While infant voices sing,
Hark, hark, hark!
While infant voices sing
Loud hosannas, loud hosannas,
Loud hosannas to our King.

2. We are taught to love the Lord,
We are taught to read His Word;
We are taught the way to Heav’n:
Praise for all to God be giv’n. [Refrain]

3. Parents, teachers, old and young,
All unite to swell the song;
Higher and yet higher rise,
’Til hosannas fill the skies. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #806

Author: J. Henley

Born: March 18, 1800, Torquay, Devonshire, England. Died: May 2, 1842, Weymouth, England. Henley, John, born at Torquay, March 18, 1800; engaged for some years in circuit work as a Wesleyan minister; and died at Weymouth, May 2, 1842. His well-known and popular children's hymn for Palm Sunday, "Children of Jerusalem," appeared in the Wesleyan Sunday School Tune Book, in J. Curwen's Hymns & Chants, 1844, and in many modern collections for children. Orig. text in the Methodist Sunday School Hymn Book, 1879. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology  Go to person page >

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First Line: Children of Jerusalem Sang the praise of Jesus' Name
Author: J. Henley
Refrain First Line: Hark, hark, while infant voices sing

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The Cyber Hymnal #806
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Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #347
Complete Mission Praise #70
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #163
Small Church Music #432Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #806TextScoreAudio
Include 83 pre-1979 instances



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