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Little Children, Come to Jesus

Representative Text

1 Little children, come to Jesus;
Hear Him saying, "Come to Me" –
Blessed Jesus, who to save us,
Shed his blood on Calvary.
Little souls were made to serve Him,
All His holy law fulfill;
Little hearts were made to love Him,
Little hands to do His will.

2 Little eyes to read the Bible
Given from the Heavens above,
Little ears to hear the story
Of the Saviour's wondrous love,
Little tongues to sing His praises,
Little feet to walk His ways,
Little bodies to be temples
Where the Holy Spirit stays.

Source: The Children's Hymnbook #162

Author: C. L. Holmes

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Text Information

First Line: Little children, come to Jesus, Hear Him saying, "Come to me"
Title: Little Children, Come to Jesus
Author: C. L. Holmes
Language: English
Refrain First Line: For he bled on Calvary's mountain
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

[Little children, come to Jesus] (Saxton)


HYFRYDOL

One of the most loved Welsh tunes, HYFRYDOL was composed by Rowland Hugh Prichard (b. Graienyn, near Bala, Merionetshire, Wales, 1811; d. Holywell, Flintshire, Wales, 1887) in 1830 when he was only nineteen. It was published with about forty of his other tunes in his children's hymnal Cyfaill y Cant…

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[Little children, come to Jesus] (Cook)


Timeline

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The Cyber Hymnal #12520

Include 58 pre-1979 instances
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