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25. Suffer the Children to Come Unto Me

1 There is no sweeter story told
In all the blessed Book
Than how the Lord within His arms
The little children took.

Refrain:
“Suffer the children to come unto Me,”
Jesus still speaks it, O parents, to thee;
“Do not forbid them from coming,” said: He—
“Of such is the kingdom of heav’n.”

2 We love Him for the tender touch
That made the leper whole;
And for the wondrous words that healed
The tired, sin-sick soul. [Refrain]

3 But, closer to His loving self
Our human hearts are brought,
When for the little children’s sake,
Love’s sweetest spell is wrought. [Refrain]

4 For their young eyes His sorr’wing face
A smile of gladness wore;
A smile that for His little ones,
It weareth evermore. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: There is no sweeter story told
Title: Suffer the Children to Come Unto Me
Author: Anon.
Refrain First Line: “Suffer the children to come unto Me,”
Language: English
Publication Date: 1911
Tune Information
Name: [There is no sweeter story told]
Composer: A. W. Roper



Media
MIDI file: MIDI

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