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Father, lead thy little children

Father, lead thy little children

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: FIRST COMMANDMENT
Published in 9 hymnals

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1. Father, lead Thy little children
Very early to Thy throne;
We will have no gods before Thee;
Thou art God, and Thou alone.

Refrain
Lead, O lead Thy little children
Very early to Thy throne;
We will have no gods before Thee;
Thou art God, and Thou alone.

2. In the Bible Thou hast taught us
All our thoughts to Thee are known;
Thou canst see us in the darkness;
Thou art God, and Thou alone. [Refrain]

3. Though the heathen bow to idols,
They have made of wood and stone,
We have Christian friends to tell us
Thou art God, and Thou alone. [Refrain]

4. Thou dost give us all our comforts,
Everything we call our own
Comes from Thee, our heav’nly Father;
Thou art God, and Thou alone. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #1469

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, w… Go to person page >

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Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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