Little Children, Pray

In the morning early When the dew is bright

Author: Mattie Pearson Smith
Tune: [In the morning, early]
Published in 9 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 In the morning, early
When the dew is bright,
When the flow’rs are smiling
In the blessed light;
When the happy songbirds,
Thankful homage pay;
To the God who keep you,
Little children, pray.

2 In the fervid noontide,
When the sun is high;
When the flocks are seeking,
Where the shadows lie;
When the brooks are running
Dreamingly away;
Then to God who sees you,
Little children, pray.

3 In the purple twilight,
When the day is done,
And behind the hilltops,
Sinketh low the sun;
When you pause to rest you,
Weary of your play;
At that pleasant season,
Little children, pray.

4 When the night is setting
O’er the trackless world,
And the darksome shadows
All the earth enfold;
When the winds are sighing
‘Neath the starry way,
Unto God, who keeps you,
Little children, pray.

5 Yes, in times of trouble,
Or in sunny hours;
Whether in the desert,
Or amid the flow’rs,
In the midnight dreary,
Or in times of play;
Unto God, who keeps you,
Little children, pray.


Source: Good Will: A collection of New Music for Sabbath Schools and Gospel Meetings (Enlarged) #48

Author: Mattie Pearson Smith

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Text Information

First Line: In the morning early When the dew is bright
Title: Little Children, Pray
Author: Mattie Pearson Smith
Copyright: Public Domain

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