God wants the boys

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1 God wants the boys, the merry, merry boys,
The noisy boys, the funny boys,
The thoughtless boys.
God wants the boys with all their joys,
That he as gold may make them pure,
And teach them trials to endure,
His heroes brave, He'll have them be,
Fighting for truth and purity.
God wants the boys, God wants the boys.

2 God wants the girls, the happy-hearted girls,
The loving girls, the best of girls,
The worst of girls--
God wants to make the girls His pearls,
And so reflect His holy face,
And bring to mind His wondrous grace,
That beautiful, The world may be,
And filled with love and purity.
God wants the girls, God wants the girls.

Source: Light and Life: a collection of new hymns and tunes for sunday schools, prayer meetings, praise meetings and revival meetings #122

Author: J. E. Kitteridge

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First Line: God wants the boys
Author: J. E. Kitteridge
Copyright: Public Domain

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