The children crying in the temple, and saying, Hosanna to the son of David.@Matthew 21:15
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Procession Through the Streets of Jerusalem
James Tissot (1836-1902)

Hezekiah Butterworth, in Heart and Voice, edited by William F. Sherwin (Cincinnati, Ohio: John Church, 1881), page 136.

Sheridan George F. Root, 1881 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Hezekiah Butterworth (1839-1905)

Now upon the earth are beaming
Long expected Gospel days;
Christ the nations is redeeming—
Let the children join the praise.
Every island shall adore him,
Every nation crown Him king;
Zion strews her palms before Him—
Let the temple’s children sing.

Hear them raise the song of gladness,
From a thousand mission bands
From Britannia’s templed islands,
From Columbia’s steepled lands.
Every isle for Him is waiting,
Every kingdom of the main;
Zion sings His glorious coming—
Let the children join the strain.

Every song that they are singing
Makes the kingdom grow more bright;
Every offering they are bringing
Wider spreads the Gospel light.
All the islands shall adore Him,
All the nations crown Him king;
Zion strews her palms before Him—
Let the temple’s children sing.