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The sweetest words I have ever read

The sweetest words I have ever read

Author: Margarette W. Snodgrass
Tune: [The sweetest words I have ever read]
Published in 9 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The sweetest words I have ever read
Are the loving words that the Savior said:
"Suffer the children to come to Me."
Who’d have ever thought of this but He?

"Suffer the children to come to Me,
Suffer the children to come to Me";
I am as glad as glad can be,
Those very words were meant for me.

2 Oh, how He parted the throng that pressed,
And so tenderly every child caressed!
This is the gladness of all my song,
That to this dear Savior I belong. [Refrain]

3 I wonder what I should ever do,
If the Savior had only called a few,
Taking the old, and the wise and great;
Oh, I am so glad I need not wait. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12294

Author: Margarette W. Snodgrass

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Text Information

First Line: The sweetest words I have ever read
Author: Margarette W. Snodgrass
Refrain First Line: Suffer the children to come to me
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #12294
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The Cyber Hymnal #12294

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