298. My Father Is Rich in Houses and Lands (A Child of the King)

1 My Father is rich in houses and lands,
He holdeth the wealth of the world in His hands!
Of rubies and diamonds, of silver and gold,
His coffers are full, He has riches untold.

Refrain:
I’m a child of the King,
A child of the King:
With Jesus my Savior,
I’m a child of the King.

2 My Father’s own Son, the Savior of men,
Once wandered on earth as the poorest of them;
But now He is pleading our pardon on high,
That we may be His when He comes by and by. [Refrain]

3 I once was an outcast stranger on earth,
A sinner by choice, and an alien by birth;
But I’ve been adopted, my name’s written down,
An heir to a mansion, a robe, and a crown. [Refrain]

4 A tent or a cottage, why should I care?
They’re building a palace for me over there;
Though exiled from home, yet still may I sing:
All glory to God, I’m a child of the King. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: My Father is rich in houses and lands
Title: My Father Is Rich in Houses and Lands (A Child of the King)
Author: Harriett E. Buell, 1834-1910
Refrain First Line: I'm a child of the King
Meter: 10.11.11 11. with Refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 2011
Scripture:
Topic: The Christian Life: Dedication and Consecration; Testimony
Tune Information
Name: BINGHAMTON
Composer: John B. Sumner, 1838-1918
Meter: 10.11.11 11. with Refrain
Key: E♭ Major



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