Recruit for the army above

There's many a poor little boy

Author: A. W. Livingston
Tune: [There’s many a poor little boy]
Published in 7 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 There’s many a poor little boy,
Whose father and mother are dead,
Whose heart is a stranger to joy,
No home save a hovel or shed.

We care not how poor or rich he may be,
Go bring him in, salvation is free;
His soul is a jewel, whose light by and by,
May shine in your crown, like a star in the sky.

2 Go out in the hedges and find,
For Jesus has given the rule,
The halt and the maimed and the blind,
Go bring them all into the school. [Refrain]

3 Go, bearing the ensign of love,
Its glories forever unfurled,
Recruit for the army above,
Your warrant embraces the world. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #14396

Author: A. W. Livingston

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Text Information

First Line: There's many a poor little boy
Title: Recruit for the army above
Author: A. W. Livingston
Refrain First Line: We care not how poor or rich
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #14396
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The Cyber Hymnal #14396

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