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Little builders now are we

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1. Little builders now are we,
Building all the day;
Building for eternity
While at work or play.

Chorus:
Building, building, build day by day,
Building with the deeds we do and the words we say;
Building, building, while the moments fly,
May our work prove perfect in the judgment by and by.

2. Each a character we build,
Either good or bad;
If we work as God has willed
We shall all be glad. [Chorus]

3. We will take God's word in youth,
'Tis a hammer strong;
It will drive the nails of truth,
Holding us from wrong. [Chorus]

4. If rough places we shall find,
We've a plane called "love;"
This we'll use to make us kind,
Like our Lord above. [Chorus]

5. Evil habits all shall be
Severed from our lives
With the saw of purity,
Till not one survives. [Chorus]

6. Jesus is our Pattern true,
To him we must look,
He will teach us what to do
From his Holy Book. [Chorus]



Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #68

Author: Clarence M. Seamans

Seamans, Clarence Milton. (Johnston, Rhode Island, February 8, 1869--July 21, 1939, Whitman, Massachusetts). Direct descendant of Roger Williams, the founder of the Rhode Island Colony. Seamans married Annie May Bennett on October 8, 1890; they had four children. Ordained to the ministry of the Advent Christian Church, he served their churches in Pascoag and River Point, R.I.; Dover, New Hampshire; Chelsea, Springfield, and Boston, Mass.; and Rutland, Vermont. His last 19 years were spent as pastor in Whitman, Mass. For many years, he was secretary of the Massachusetts Advent Christian Conference and of the Marion (Mass.) Campmeeting Association. He was also active in the Alton Bay (N.H.) Campmeeting Association. He contributed many arti… Go to person page >

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First Line: Little builders now are we
Author: Clarence M. Seamans
Refrain First Line: Building, building

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Carols of Hope #68

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