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From: joe-patrick-karasek
Words and music: William O Cushing and George F Root
Performer: Alison Krauss and the Cox Family
Album: I Know Who Holds Tomorrow (Rounder 1994)



When He cometh, when He cometh
To take up his jewels

All his jewels, precious jewels
    A               D
His Loved and His own.


         G             D
Like the stars of the morning

His bright crown adorning
          G               D
They will shine in their beauty
               A             D A D
Bright jems for his crown.

He will gather, He will gather
The jems for His kingdom
All the pure ones, all the bright ones
His loved and His own.

CHORUS     Instrumental: D Bm A D Bm G D

Little children, little children
O love their Redeemer
All the jewels, precious jewels
His loved and His own.

The last line of the chorus is now:

                A        D G D     G D
Bright jems for his crown

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