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A welcome for the children

Representative Text

1 Long ago when Christ our Saviour
Did upon this earth abide,
He did not forget the children,
But He called them to His side.

There's a welcome for the children,
In the Saviour's loving heart;
There's a welcome for the children,
In His love they have a part.

2 This dear Saviour still is living,
Tho' His form we cannot see;
Still His gentle voice is calling,
"Let the children come to me." [Refrain]

3 Come, ye children, come to Jesus;
He will hear you when you pray;
He will kindly guide your footsteps
In the shining upward way. [Refrain]

4 Little ones of ev'ry nation
Doth the blessed Lord invite,
Rich or poor, it does not matter,
All are precious in His sight. [Refrain]

Source: Life Songs: a collection of sacred songs for Sunday schools, young people's meetings and evangelistic services #151

Author: Maud Frazer Jackson

Maud Frazer Jackson USA 1873-1950. It is surmised she lived in PA and/or NJ. She was a religious author, poet, and music compiler, who published her collections of music, including 400 hymns called “Hymns about forgiveness!”, “Wayside Song” (1922), and “Starlight & lamplight” (1928). Her poems were sometimes furnished to newspapers around the country and printed. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Long ago when Christ our Savior
Title: A welcome for the children
Author: Maud Frazer Jackson
Refrain First Line: There's a welcome for the children
Copyright: Public Domain



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Life Songs #151

New Gospel Hymns #d4

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