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Suffer the Children

Come unto me, still through the ages falling

Author: George Edward Day
Tune: ["Come unto me!" still thro' the ages falling]
Published in 6 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

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.

Refrain:
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

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7959
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)
TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7959

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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