61. Jesus Loves Me

1 Jesus loves me! This I know,
for the Bible tells me so.
Little ones to him belong;
they are weak, but he is strong.

Refrain:
Yes, Jesus loves me! Yes, Jesus loves me!
Yes, Jesus loves me! The Bible tells me so.

2 Jesus loves me--he who died,
heaven's gate to open wide.
He will wash away my sin,
let his little child come in. (Refrain)

3 Jesus loves me, this I know,
as he loved so long ago,
taking children on his knee,
saying, "Let them come to me." (Refrain)

Refrain in other languages:

Spanish:
Cristo me ama,
Cristo me ama,
Cristo me ama,
La biblia dice asi.

Swahili:
Yesu anipenda,
Yesu anipenda,
Yesu anipenda,
Biblia yasema.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus loves me, this I know
Title: Jesus Loves Me
Author (st. 1-2): Anna Bartlett Warner (1859)
Japanese Phonetic Transcriber : Mas Kawashima (1988)
Translator (Cherokee): Robert Bushyhead (1962)
Author (st. 3): David R. McGuire (1971)
Publication Date: 1995
Meter: 77 77 with refrain
Scripture: Jeremiah 31:3; Matthew 18:2-4; Matthew 19:13-15; Galatians 2:20; Ephesians 5:2
Topic: Meeting with God's People: Baptism
Source: Spanish translation from Himnario Metodista, 1968
Language: English; Cherokee; Japanese; Spanish
Refrain First Line: Yes, Jesus loves me
Copyright: Cherokee and Japanese phonetic transcriptions © 1989, United Methodist Publishing House. Used by permission.
Tune Information
Name: JESUS LOVES ME
Harmonizer: Emily R. Brink (1993)
Composer: William B. Bradbury (1861)
Meter: 77 77 with refrain
Key: C Major
Copyright: Harm. © 1994, CRC Publications.



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