Nursery Rhymes

Let the Little Children Come to me

Let the Little Children Come to me Lyrics and Music

The elevating words and lyrics of the much loved hymn begin with "Suffer little children to come unto Me, Let the children come, let the children come" as the first line of the hymn. The words and lyrics of the "Let the Little Children Come to me" hymn were written by its American author I. L. Andrews. The author of the hymn, I. L. Andrews, was born on Early 1800's and died on Late 1800's. The melodious music that accompanies the "Let the Little Children Come to me" song of praise was composed by Alonzo Judson Abbey The composer of the music to the "Let the Little Children Come to me" hymn, Alonzo Judson Abbey, was born on March 1, 1825 and died on March, 24, 1887. We have placed "Let the Little Children Come to me" in the category of Christian Songs. Enjoy the edifying lyrics of this popular Christian song and grand church hymn.

Let the Little Children Come to me Hymn
Title: Let the Little Children Come to me *** Name of Composer: Alonzo Judson Abbey *** Name Author / Writer of Lyrics: I. L. Andrews *** Hymns Category: Christian Songs

Author of the Lyrics
The author of the uplifting words of the "Let the Little Children Come to me" lyrics, I. L. Andrews (Early 1800's-Late 1800's), was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States and achieved fame as a theologist and hymn writer.

Let the Little Children Come to me Lyrics

Suffer little children to come unto Me,
Let the children come, let the children come.
For of such the Kingdom of Heaven shall be,
Let the little children come.

Refrain

Blessèd words, words of Jesus,
Blessèd words, words of Jesus,
Blessèd words, words of Jesus,
Let the little children come.

He the lambs will gather and fold in His arms,
Let the children come, let the children come.
Safe from every danger and from all alarms,
Let the little children come.

Refrain

Whosoever will, now may come unto Me,
Let the children come, let the children come.
Mercy's door is open—salvation is free,
Let the little children come.

Refrain

Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the music that accompanies the words of "Let the Little Children Come to me", Alonzo Judson Abbey (March 1, 1825-March, 24, 1887), was born in Chester, New Jersey, United States and became famous as a music publisher, teacher, musician and composer.

Information about the Hymn
Title of Hymn: Let the Little Children Come to me
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): I. L. Andrews (Early 1800's to Late 1800's)
Nationality of Author: American

Translator of the Hymn lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English

Name of Composer of Music: Alonzo Judson Abbey (March 1, 1825 to March, 24, 1887)
Hymn Category: Christian Songs
First Line of Hymn: "Suffer little children to come unto Me, Let the children come, let the children come"
First Publication Date: 1872

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