Jesus Once Was a Little Child

First line: Jesus once was a little child, A little child like me / Jesus once was a little child, A little child / Jesus once was a little child

Original language: English

Words: James R. Murray
Music: Joseph Ballantyne


Jesus Once Was a Little Child
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1. — Jesus once was a little child,A little child like me;And he was pure and meek and mild,As a little child should be.
[Chorus]So, little children,Let’s you and ITry to be like him,Try, try, try.
2. He played as little children playThe pleasant games of youth;But he never got vexed if the game went wrong,And he always spoke the truth.

These charts show the use of this song in English hymnbooks and other collections published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. If a song appears in multiple editions of the same hymnbook, it is only counted once. [undetermined] means that tune information has not yet been entered in.

Tunes that have appeared with this song in English

Appearances of this song over time in English

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