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Jesus loves a little child, Smiling in its infant glee

Jesus loves a little child, Smiling in its infant glee

Author: William Bennett
Tune: LET THEM COME TO ME
Published in 18 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Jesus loves a little child,
Smiling in its childish glee;
Says of such in accents mild,
"Let them come to me."
Let them come, forbid them not,
They will sing around the throne;
Millions now are singing there,
Millions more may come.

2 In the blessed Sunday school,
They are taught to fear the Lord;
Here they find his holy way,
Learn to love his word.
Armed with this they may go forth,
Triumph over ev'ry foe,
Spreading joy o'er all the earth,
Soothing human woe.

3 When life's toilsome work is done,
When the stormy strife is o'er,
Then around his shining throne,
On the blissful shore,
Shall his happy children meet,
Sing and shout, their suff'rings o'er,
Cast their crowns at Jesus' feet,
Praise him evermore.

Source: The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #752

Author: William Bennett

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Text Information

First Line: Jesus loves a little child, Smiling in its infant glee
Author: William Bennett
Refrain First Line: Jesus calls, I need not fear
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 18 of 18)
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Calvary Songs #32

Calvary Songs for Sunday School & Families. Words ed. #d86

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Christian Songs #75

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Church and Sunday School Hymnal with Supplement #370

Gospel Chimes #d40

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Gospel Songs and Hymns No. 1 #156

Little Light No. 2 for Little Folks #d24

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New Onward and Upward #58

Onward and Upward #d53

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Perfect Praise #67

Silver Gems in Song #d55

Song Service and Revival #d57

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Songs of Cheer for Children #71

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Songs of Grace and Glory #81

Sunny-side Songs for Sunday Schools #d85

Text

The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #752

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The Revival No. 3 #169

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