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God's Care

Representative Text

1 I see you, little blossoms,
So modest, pure and sweet,
Now hiding 'mong the grasses green
That tremble at my feet;
I seem to read on your petals,
That glisten in the dew,
"God cares for me, O little one,
and He will care for you."

Oh, trust, trust in God,
Trust Him all the day long thro',
For He who cares for the birds and flow'rs,
Will surely care for you.

2 I hear you, little robins,
Out in the maple tree,
Singing your happy song of spring,
As blithe as blithe can be;
I seem to hear in your glad notes,
That ring so clear and sweet,
"God cares for all the great round world,
And O He cares for thee." [Chorus]

3 O happy little robin,
And blossom, nestling low,
I learn of you the lesson sweet,
That God would have me know,
That, tho' the day may be sunny,
Or dark the clouds may be,
The Lord who cares for the birds and flow'rs
Will surely care for me. [Chorus]

Source: Little Branches No. 2: a collection of songs prepared especially for the primary and infant deparments of the sunday school #43

Author: Ida M. Budd

Ida M. Budd was born in 1859 in a log cabin in Saginaw County, Michigan. When she was three years old her parents moved to Milford, Michigan. She loved nature and books. She decided to be a school teacher, receiving her teaching certificate when she was fifteen. Her first poem was published in 1881. She is known for her poems for children. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I see you, little blossoms
Title: God's Care
Author: Ida M. Budd
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O trust, trust in God
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Children's Day Songs #d4

Enduring Hymns #d88

Gospel Bells #d88

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Jewels for Juniors #69

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Little Branches No. 2 #43

Song Sunbeams #d22

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