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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

Full 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

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 18 of 18)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Calvary Songs #32TextAudioPage Scan
Calvary Songs for Sunday School & Families. Words ed. #d86
Christian Songs: for the Sunday School #75Page Scan
Church and Sunday School Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs ... [with Deutscher Anhang] #370Page Scan
Gospel Chimes #d40
Gospel Songs and Hymns No. 1 #156Page Scan
Little Light No. 2 for Little Folks #d24
New Onward and Upward #d85
Onward and Upward #d53
Perfect Praise #67Page Scan
Silver Gems in Song #d55
Song Service and Revival #d57
Songs of Cheer for Children #71Page Scan
Songs of Grace and Glory #81Page Scan
Sunny-side Songs for Sunday Schools #d85
The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #752Text
The Harmonic Chimes for Revivals, Praise Meetings, Church Worship ... #d88
The Revival No. 3: Suitable for All Kinds of Religious Meetings #169Page Scan



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