A band of children free
Original language: English
Words: W. O. Cushing
Music: George F. Root
Hymns and Songs (Morton) (1900), 18
1. A band of children free,We join our cheerful voices,Our thoughts with love are raised above,And ev’ry heart rejoices.
[Chorus]Together then we’ll sing;We’ll sing in sweet communion,We’ll sound His praise in joyous lays,For this sweet heavenly union.
2. A happy childhood band,O may we love each other;And may our love like that above,Bind heart with heart together.
3. Where loved hearts meet as one,To crave the Savior’s blessing;There will He rest and make them blest,Sweet peace and joy possessing.
4. And when at last we stand,Beyond the wild, dark river;With hand in hand, a glorious band,We’ll join and sing forever.
George F. Root