Come Little Children Now We May



Come, little children, now we may
Partake a little morsel,
For little songs and little ways
Adorn’d a great apostle;
A little drop of Jesus’ blood
Can make a feast of union;
It is by little steps we move
Into a full communion.

A little faith does mighty deeds,
Quite past all my recounting;
Faith, like a little mustard seed,
Can move a lofty mountain.

A little charity and zeal,
A little tribulation,
A little patience makes us feel
Great peace and consolation.

A little cross with cheerfulness,
A little self denial,
Will serve to make our troubles less
And bear the greatest trial.

The Spirit like a little dove
On Jesus once descended;
To show his meekness and his love
The emblem was intended.

The title of the little Lamb
Unto our Lord was given;
Such was our Savior’s little name,
The Lord of earth and heaven.

A little voice that’s small and still
Can rule the whole creation;
A little stone the earth shall fill,
And humble every nation.

A little zeal supplies the soul,
It doth the heart inspire;
A little spark lights up the whole,
And sets the crowd on fire.

A little union serves to hold
The good and tender hearted;
It’s stronger than a chain of gold
And never can be parted.

Come, let us labor here below,
And who can be the straitest;
For in God’s kingdom, all must know
The least shall be the greatest.

O give us, Lord, a little drop
Of heavenly love and union
O may we never, never stop
Short of full communion.

Come Little Children Now We May Hymn Lyric

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