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648. Dear Saviour, as in Olden Days

1 Dear Saviour, as in olden days,
On childhood’s sunny brow,
Thy hands with blessing Thou did’st lay,
O bless the children now.

2 In many lands the children dear,
To idols bow each day;
O send the name of Jesus there,
And teach them how to pray.

3 How joyous will the echo sound
When all the children sing
Their sweetest songs of pray’r and praise,
And own the Saviour King.

Text Information
First Line: Dear Saviour, as in olden days
Title: Dear Saviour, as in Olden Days
Author: Georgia B. Laisy
Meter: 8, 6.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1901
Topic: Children's Services
Tune Information
Composer: S. M. Bixby
Meter: 8, 6.


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