Jesus Loves the Little Children

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1 Jesus calls the children dear,
"Come to Me and never fear,
For I love the little children of the world;
I will take you by the hand,
Lead you to the better land,
For I love the little children of the world."

Chorus:
Jesus loves the little children,
All the children of the world.
Red and yellow, black and white,
They are precious in His sight,
Jesus loves the little children of the world.

2 Jesus is the Shepherd true,
And He’ll always stand by you,
For He loves the little children of the world;
He’s a Saviour great and strong,
And He’ll shield you from the wrong,
For He loves the little children of the world. [Chorus]

3 I am coming, Lord, to Thee,
And Thy soldier I will be,
For He loves the little children of the world;
And His cross I’ll always bear,
And for Him I’ll do and dare,
For He love the little children of the world. [Chorus]


Source: Revival Hymns and Choruses #525

Author: C. H. Woolston

A Baptist minister, Woolston lived with his wife Agnes in East Brunswick, New Jersey, in 1880; and in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1900, 1910 & 1920. Cyber Hymnal Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus calls the children dear
Title: Jesus Loves the Little Children
Author: C. H. Woolston
Meter: 7.7.11.7.7.11 with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus loves the little children
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #3256
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Small Church Music #6027
  • PDF Score (PDF)
Timeless Truths #1121
  • Jesus_Loves_the_Little_Children.sib (SIB, Scorch)

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #166
Small Church Music #6027Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #3256TextScoreAudio
Timeless Truths #1121TextScore
Include 23 pre-1979 instances



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