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Jesus Loves the Little Children

Jesus loves the children dear, Them He blessed when He was here

Author: Edwin L. Bowyer
Tune: [In the lands beyond the sea]
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Jesus loves the children dear,
Them He blessed when He was here,
And He never turned the little ones away;
But “Forbid them not,” said He;
“Let the children come to Me,”
For as Savior He’s the Life, the Truth, the Way.

Jesus loves the little children,
All the children of the world,
Brown and yellow, black and white,
All are precious in his sight;
Jesus loves the little children of the world.

2 ‘Twas for them that Jesus died,
On the cross was crucified,
Shed His blood to wash their many sins away;
Now whoever will believe,
Life eternal shall receive,
And He’ll keep them in His care from day to day. [Chorus]

3 Many thousands die each day,
In the countries far away,
Who have never heard of Jesus and His love;
let us pray, and give, and go,
That these little ones may know
Of salvation and the joys of heav’n above. [Chorus]

4 Let us tell the story o’er
Till it reaches ev’ry shore,
And the Gospel has been heard in ev’ry land;
Till in ev’ry tribe and tongue
Our Redeemer’s praise is sung,
Oh, the great redemption chorus ‘twill be grand! [Chorus]

Source: Choice Hymns of the Faith #445

Author: Edwin L. Bowyer

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Text Information

First Line: Jesus loves the children dear, Them He blessed when He was here
Title: Jesus Loves the Little Children
Author: Edwin L. Bowyer
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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Choice Hymns of the Faith #445

Gospel Light #d143

Sabbath Songs for Tiny Tots #d35

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