Love's Labor

We are little children, Ever bright and gay

Author: Mattie Alice Long
Tune: [We are little children]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We are little children,
Ever bright and gay;
We will work for Jesus
All the live-long day.

Yes, we’ll work, work, work,
And our duty never shirk,
We will work, we will work for Jesus.

2 We will learn our lessons
Ev’ry day in school;
We’ll obey our teachers,
Never break a rule. [Refrain]

3 We’ll obey our parents,
And do all they ask;
‘Twill be all for Jesus,
And a loving task. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Herald in Song #39

Author: Mattie Alice Long

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Text Information

First Line: We are little children, Ever bright and gay
Title: Love's Labor
Author: Mattie Alice Long
Refrain First Line: Yes, we'll work, work, work



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Gospel Herald in Song #39

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