Rev. Dr. Jacob Chamberlain - the 1800's

from My Life and Sacred Songs, pages 143-144:

The Rev. Dr. Jacob Chamberlain, who for many years has been working among the Hindus, writes as follows regarding this hymn, one of the most popular children's songs in the world : " Many years ago I translated into Telugu the children's hymn, ' Jesus loves me,' and taught it to the children of our day school. Scarcely a week later, as I was going through the narrow streets of the native town on horseback, I heard singing that sounded natural, down a side street. I stopped to listen, cautiously drawing up to the comer, where unobserved I could look down the street and see and hear. And there …   more >>
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Ira David Sankey, My Life and Sacred Songs (1906), p. 143-144. accessed: 13 July, 2024


Listening to

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Jesus Loves Me
written by Anna B. Warner, William B. Bradbury

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1800's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gill on Tue, 19 May 2015 15:41:57 +0100
Approved on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 16:45:29 +0100