11983. Jesus Was A Child Like Me

1 I am so glad that Jesus
Was once a child like me:
He came to earth from glory,
And died upon the tree;
His pardon fully, freely,
On me He did bestow,
His precious blood on Calv’ry
Has paid the debt I owe.

2 I am so glad that Jesus
Loves little ones like me:
His loving eye is watching
O’er me so tenderly;
He knows my joy and sorrow,
He knows my every care;
And when I’m sad and lonely,
I’ll go to Him in prayer.

3 I am so glad that Jesus
From sin was ever free;
His life so pure and holy,
Will be a guide to me;
I’ll follow where He leadeth,
Yes, follow all the way,
I know He’ll safely guide me
To realms of endless day.

4 I am so glad that Jesus
Now lives and reigns on high,
And if I love and serve Him,
I’ll meet Him by and by;
I know that when my trials
On earth shall all be o’er,
He’ll take me home to glory,
To dwell forevermore.

Text Information
First Line: I am so glad that Jesus
Title: Jesus Was A Child Like Me
Author: Tena C. Cook
Author: Thomas M. Bowdish
Meter: 76.76 D
Language: English
Source: Joy by Thomas Bowdish (Brockwayville, PA: 1889)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: PURDUE
Composer: Thomas Miles Bowdish (1889)
Meter: 76.76 D
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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