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Are we sowing seeds of kindness

Are we sowing seeds of kindness

Author: Howard Kinsbury
Published in 22 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Are we sowing seeds of kindness?
They shall blossom bright ere long;
Are we sowing seeds of discord?
They shall ripen into wrong.
Are we sowing seeds of honor?
They shall bring forth golden grain;
Are we sowing seeds of falsehood?
We shall yet reap bitter pain.

2 We can never be too careful,
What the seed our hand shall sow;
Love for love is sure to ripen,
Hate for hate is sure to grow.
Seeds of good or ill we scatter,
Heedlessly along our way;
But a glad or grievous fruitage,
Waits us at the harvest day.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8080

Author: Howard Kinsbury

Kingsbury, Howard. This name is associated with the popular hymn in days gone by, "Come, let us all unite and sing, God is love!" (God is Love), but concerning the same we have failed to gain any information. We know personally that the hymn was in common use nearly forty years ago (circa 1850). --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Are we sowing seeds of kindness
Author: Howard Kinsbury
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #8080
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


Instances (1 - 22 of 22)
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Deseret Sunday School Songs #195

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Echo to Happy Voices #93

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Every Sabbath #78

Gems of Praise for Sabbath Schools #d1

Goodly Pearls for the Sunday School #d8

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Infant Praises #90

International Singing Annual for Sabbath Schools #d4

New Silver Song #d6

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Our New Hymnal #382

Singing Annual for Sabbath Schools 1874 #d5

Sunday School Hymns. New and improved ed. #d3


The Cyber Hymnal #8080

The Golden Rule #d10

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The Gospel Singer #42

The Olive Leaf #d3

The River of Life #d6

The Sabbath School Hymnal #d7

The Silver Song #d7

The St. Alban Hymnal #d22

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Unity Services and Songs #20

Universal Hymns #192

Exclude 21 pre-1979 instances
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