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6142. The Savior Kindly Calls

1. The Savior kindly calls
Our children to His breast;
He folds them in His gracious arms,
Himself declares them blest.

2. Let them approach, He cries,
Nor scorn their humble claim;
The heirs of Heav’n are such as these,
For such as these I came.

3. With joy we bring them, Lord,
Devoting them to Thee,
Imploring that, as we are Thine,
Thine may our offspring be.

Text Information
First Line: The Savior kindly calls
Title: The Savior Kindly Calls
Author: Henry U. Onderdonk (1826)
Meter: SM
Language: English
Source: Prayer Book Collection, 1826
Copyright: Public Domain
Notes: This is an adaptation of 'See Israel's Gentle Shepherd Stand,' by Philip Doddridge.
Tune Information
Name: FRANCONIA (Kö­nig)
Composer: Jo­hann B. Kö­nig (1738)
Harmonizer: Will­iam H. Ha­ver­gal (1847)
Meter: SM
Incipit: 12345 35614 32517
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Har­mon­isch­er Lied­er­-Schatz, by Jo­hann B. Kö­nig (Frank­furt, Ger­ma­ny: 1738), har­mo­nized in Old Church Psalm­ody, by Will­iam H. Ha­ver­gal, 1847
Copyright: Public Domain



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