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Savior, may a little child

Savior, may a little child

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [Savior, may a little child]
Published in 18 hymnals

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1. Savior, may a little child
In its weakness, come to Thee?
Thou wert ever meek and mild;
Can my heart as gentle be?

Teach me how, teach me how,
By Thy Spirit lead me now;
So my feet will never stray
From Thy fold away.

2. Tho’ my years are only few,
Gladly I would work for Thee;
Is there something I can do?
Can I ever useful be? [Refrain]

3. Oft I wonder when I hear
Older ones that talk of Thee;
What it is Thy yoke to bear,
Wilt Thou give it, Lord, to me? [Refrain]

4. I will give Thee all my heart:
Wilt Thou help me come to Thee?
Kind and loving as Thou art,
Savior, I would like to be. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #3123

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

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First Line: Savior, may a little child
Author: Fanny Crosby



The Cyber Hymnal #3123
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