When the morning paints the sky. Bp. E. H. Bickersteth. [Christ, the Child's Example.] Written in 1880; published in his From Year to Year, 1883; and included in the Hymnal Companion, 1890. In the latter the author says, "This hymn was suggested by seeing the words 'What would Jesus do?' in illuminated letters on a card suspended in a children's orphanage."
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)
|Instances (3)||First Line||Text Title||Refrain First Line||Authors||Composers||Meter||Scripture||Tune Title||Tune Key||Incipit||Languages||Publication Date|
|A Hymnal and Service Book for Sunday Schools, Day Schools, Guilds, Brotherhoods, etc. #477||When the morning paints the skies||"What would Jesus do?"||1893|
|Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d320||When the morning paints the skies||Edward Henry Bickersteth||1856|
|The Hymnal Companion to the Book of Common Prayer with accompanying tunes (3rd ed., rev. and enl.) #467||When the morning paints the skies||188.8.131.52 D||1893|