Scripture Verse

If children, then…heirs of God. Romans 8:17

Introduction

Words: White­field G. Wills, in School Hymns, 1891.

Music: Ross­lyn Eng­lish tune (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Wills (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?

Lyrics

In our work and in our play,
Jesus, ever with us stay;
May we always strive to be
True and faithful unto Thee.
Then we truthfully can sing,
We are children of the King.

May we in Thy strength subdue
Evil tempers, words untrue,
Thoughts impure, and deeds unkind,
All things hateful to Thy mind.
Then we truthfully can sing,
We are children of the King.

Children of the King are we!
May we loyal to Him be;
Try to please Him every day,
In our work and in our play.
Then we truthfully can sing,
We are children of the King.