In the child garden

In the garden, in the garden of Jesus

Author: Julia H. Johnston
Tune: [In the garden, in the garden of Jesus our Savior]
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1. In the garden, in the garden of Jesus our Savior,
We are growing, we are growing for Jesus alone.

Refrain
Like the flow’rs of the morning His garden adorning,
We are growing for Jesus, His loved and His own.

2. Little children, little children are the flow’rs in His garden,
We must blossom, we must blossom, for Jesus alone. [Refrain]

3. Jesus loves us, Jesus loves us, the flow’rs of His garden;
He will keep us, He will keep us, nor leave us alone. [Refrain]

4. We must love Him, we must love Him, this Jesus our Savior,
We must trust Him, we must trust Him, in Jesus alone. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #2961

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In the garden, in the garden of Jesus
Title: In the child garden
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Refrain First Line: Like the flowers of the morning

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The Cyber Hymnal #2961
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