Little baby Jesus, born today

Little baby Jesus, born today

Author: Paul E. Kretzmann
Tune: DETROIT (Fishwick)
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Little Baby Jesus, born today,
Come into my heart and with me stay,
Fill my soul with love and trust in Thee,
Evermore abide with me!

2 In a manger lowly Thou wast laid,
Tho' Thy hands the heav'ns and earth have made;
Son of God eternal and my Lord,
Keep me ever by Thy Word!

3 Little Baby Jesus, Savior dear,
Let me feel Thy presence ever near,
Cleanse me with Thy blood from all my sin,
Make me pure and whole within!

4 All my help alone in Thee is found,
All my trust alone in Thee I ground,
Clothe me wholly in Thy righteousness
As my glorious, perfect dress.

5 Little Baby Jesus, born today,
Let me walk forever in Thy way;
Fill my heart with strength and love divine,
Let Thy favor on me shine!

6 Thou who hast my soul so dearly bought
Without Thee, my Strength, I can do naught,
Come into my heart and live in me
Now and in eternity!


Source: American Lutheran Hymnal #616

Author: Paul E. Kretzmann

Professor Paul E. Kretzman led a group of Lutherans who left church fellowship with some Lutheran congregations in 1956 after he was charged with teaching error in class. He and his followers organized the Lutheran Churches of the Reformation. He wrote several Bible Commentaries and translated many hymns. NN, Hymnary from Go to person page >

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First Line: Little baby Jesus, born today
Author: Paul E. Kretzmann



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American Lutheran Hymnal #616

Songs of Praise #d168

Songs of Praise for Sunday Schools, Church Societies and the Home #d173

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