Jesus Loves the Little Ones

When in days long passed away

Author: Jennie Wilson
Tune: [When in days long passed away]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 When in days long passed away,
Jesus walked by Galilee,
Eager listners heard Him say:
“Let the children come to me.”

Jesus loved the little ones,
When He made this world His home;
Still He loves the little ones,
And to Him He bids them come.

2 Now from His exalted place,
Still the Savior kind and mild,
To the kingdom of His grace,
Fain would welcome ev’ry child. [Refrain]

3 Souls of Children glorified,
Sinless lambs in heaven’s fold,
Dwelling where the blest abide,
E’er the Father’s face behold. [Refrain]

4 As they reach His throne above,
Sweetest music to the Lord,
Are the songs of praise and love,
Children sin in glad accord. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Herald in Song #176

Author: Jennie Wilson

Wilson, Jennie Bain. (d. 3 September 1913). Obituaries available in the DNAH Archives.… Go to person page >

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First Line: When in days long passed away
Title: Jesus Loves the Little Ones
Author: Jennie Wilson
Refrain First Line: Jesus loved the little ones
Copyright: Public Domain


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Gospel Herald in Song #176

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