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I'm Jesus' little trusting child

I'm Jesus' little trusting child

Author: Mary J. Helphingstine
Tune: [I'm Jesus' little trusting child]
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I’m Jesus’ little trusting child,
I need him ev’ry day,
To shield me from temptations wild—
I’ll not forget to pray.

Refrain:
I’ll not forget to pray,
I’ll not forget to pray;
To Jesus I’ll bear my every care;
I’ll not forget to pray.

2 I thank him for his loving care,
That angels near me stay;
At evening shall ascend my pray’r—
I’ll not forget to pray. [Refrain]

3 And ev’ry morn, before I start
Upon another day,
I’ll ask the Lord to keep my heart—
I’ll not forget to pray. [Refrain]

4 Or should some trial come apace
I’ll hasten then away,
To ask the Lord for strength and grace—
I’ll not forget to pray. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Grace and Glory: A New and Inspiring Selection of Sacred Songs for Evangelical Use and General Worship #364

Author: Mary J. Helphingstine

Born: September 15, 1888, Kansas. Died: May 28, 1979, Orange County, Florida. Buried: East Lake Cemetery, Osceola, Florida. Pseudonym: Betty-Nell Holmstead. Helphingstine was living as a boarder in Eagle, Vinton County, Ohio, around 1910. Her works include: Freedom In a Sod House!, 1963 --www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I'm Jesus' little trusting child
Author: Mary J. Helphingstine
Refrain First Line: I'll not forget to pray

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The Cyber Hymnal #10632

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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