Children of Jerusalem

Children of Jerusalem.  John Henley* (1800-1842).  This Palm Sunday hymn for children has appeared in many forms. The text that is found in the Memorials compiled by his widow is presumably the one that Henley approved before his untimely death. It was printed as follows:  “HOSANNA! BLESSED IS HE THAT COMETH IN THE NAME OF THE LORD! HOSANNA IN THE HIGHEST!” 1.Children of JerusalemSang the praise of Jesu’s name;Children, too, of modern daysJoin to sing the Saviour’s praise. CHORUS: - Hark! while infant voices sing                     Loud Hosannas to our King!                               CHOIR  2.What sweet sounds are these we hear,Charming every tuneful ear?How melodious is the...

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