Children come and list to me

Children come and list to me

Tune: KEBLE (Ouseley)
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Children, come and list to me,
While I speak of GOD above;
All the glorious things you see,
And His works of pow'r and love.

2 Wheresoe'er your feet have trod,
Scattered blessings round you lie,
All by GOD'S kind love bestowed,
Who has made both earth and sky.

3 When you hear the loud winds howling,
Tearing by with sudden crash,
Or the thunder's fearful growling,
Mingled with the lightning's flash:

4 These are subject to the LORD,
All created by His will,
And with one Almighty word,
He can make the storm be still.

5 O dear children, you should try,
This Almighty GOD to love,
That when your frail bodies die,
Your may see His face above.

Amen.

Source: Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #282

Text Information

First Line: Children come and list to me
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

The Children's Hymnal (with tunes) #d31

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The Children's Hymnal with Tunes #127

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The Sunday-School Hymnal and Service Book (Ed. A) #452

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Voices of Praise #282

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