Suffer the Children

Come unto me, still through the ages falling

Author: George Edward Day
Tune: ["Come unto me!" still through the ages falling] (Lowry)
Published in 6 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 "Come unto Me!" still thro' the ages falling,
Like heav’nly voices musical and sweet,
The loving Savior tenderly is calling
The children round His feet.

Come unto Me, come unto Me,
Suffer the children to come unto Me.

2 "Forbid them not," but with a prayerful blessing,
Teach them to trust His never failing care;
And feel His dear hands tenderly caressing
Their fair heads bowed in prayer. [Refrain]

3 For such as they the Father’s home in glory
Waits with its joys across the cystal sea;
Then tell them oft the old yet sweet new story,
With patience, tenderly. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #7959

Author: George Edward Day

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Text Information

First Line: Come unto me, still through the ages falling
Title: Suffer the Children
Author: George Edward Day
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #7959
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The Cyber Hymnal #7959

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