I Come to the Garden Alone

Date recorded: February 10, 2015

Words by: C. Austin Miles

Music by: C. Austin Miles

I come to the garden alone
While the dew is still on the roses
And the voice I hear falling on my ear
The Son of God discloses.


He speaks, and the sound of His voice,
Is so sweet the birds hush their singing,
And the melody that He gave to me
Within my heart is ringing.


I’d stay in the garden with Him
Though the night around me be falling,
But He bids me go; through the voice of woe
His voice to me is calling.


And He walks with me, and He talks with me,
And He tells me I am His own;
And the joy we share as we tarry there,
None other has ever known.

Legacy Comments

Belinda Burton says:

July 23, 2014

I love this song. My mom claims not to be christian, yet when I ask about the song she sang the words for me. God is so good that when the seeds of faith our planted they produe fruit. I am grateful to have his love.

Sarah Spivey says:

July 04, 2014

This was my mothers favorite song along with The Old Rugged Cross. I cry when I hear this song. It seems the beauty and purity lifts my soul and fills me with joy. “Joy is the most infallible sigh of the presence of God”.

Maedeh says:

February 18, 2014

I am grateful…. It was so beautiful …I cried.I love my name alone Gardens…thanx

N P says:

May 13, 2013

My father died 12 years ago, and I was very happy mother’s day yesterday finding this song;my father use to play and sing to me when I am just a little girl so mother’s day I was singing it for my 2 wonderful boys and remembering the memory me and my dad share in his life time, God bless his soul.

jburt says:

May 02, 2013

Such a beautiful song meant to last and uplift….listen to it often as I sit in my garden. Thankyou

Marion says:

April 06, 2013

What a wonderful website, you have all the truly old hyms I sang with a choir when I was a very young girl. Thank you