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Little bird, little bird Singing in the tree

Little bird, little bird Singing in the tree

Author: Maltbie D. Babcock
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Little bird, little bird, singing in the tree,
Tell me pray, tell me pray, what your song may be?
Little child, little child, I will tell you true,
God is love, God is love, this I sing to you.

2 Little flower, little flower, in your dress so gay,
Tell me pray, tell me pray, what have you to say?
Little child, little child, I will tell you true,
God is love, God is love, He clothed me and you.

3 Pretty stars, pretty stars, shining all the night,
Tell my pray, tell me pray, why you look so bright?
Little child, little child, I will tell you true,
God is love, God is love, He bids us shine for you.

4 God is love, God is love, hear it ev’rywhere;
Ev’ry breeze through the trees sings it through the air.
Little child, little child, All things sing to you,
God is love, God is love, you must love Him too.

Source: Hymns and Carols #18

Author: Maltbie D. Babcock

Babcock, Maltbie Davenport, D.D., was born at Syracuse, N.Y., Aug. 3, 1858. Graduating from Syracuse University, he was ordained to the Presbyterian Ministry and was pastor of churches in Lockport, N.Y., Baltimore, and N.Y. City. He died at Naples, Italy, May 18th, 1901. He was richly gifted, and his short career was memorable for the extraordinary influence of his personality and his preaching. Extracts from his sermons and poems were published in 1901 as Thoughts for Every Day Living; and his Biography by Dr. C. E. Robinson in 1904. He contributed to the Presbyterian School Hymnal, 1899, the following hymns:— 1. Gaily the bells are ringing. Faster. 2. O blessed Saviour, Lord of love. Unto Me. 3. Shining Sun, shining sun.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Little bird, little bird Singing in the tree
Author: Maltbie D. Babcock
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Cherub Choir #d10
Hymns and Carols #18TextAudioPage Scan
Primary Music and Worship #d48
Song and Study for God's Little Ones: collection of songs, studies and services for primary classes and junior societies. #38Page Scan
The New Children's Hymnal #d178
The Primary and Junior Hymnal #145Page Scan
The Primary Cluster #d3
The Primary Sunday School Hymnal #d113



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