Scripture Verse

He shall gather the lambs with His arm, and carry them in His bosom. Isaiah 40:11


Words: Ce­cil­ia Ha­ver­gal, in Roy­al Praise for the Sun­day School, ed­it­ed by James R. Mur­ray (Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio: John Church, 1888), page 49.

Music: Car­ta­ge­na Win­throp, 1888 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know the com­pos­er’s full name, or where to get a good pho­to of him or Ha­ver­gal, would you ?


Yes, His little ones He holdeth,
With His own, with His own right hand,
Teaching, teaching them so gently
Just to learn, just to learn to stand.

Yes, His little ones He guardeth
With a watchful, a watchful eye,
Warning them when danger cometh,
Standing ever, yes, ever nigh.

Yes, His little ones He biddeth
With His tender, His tender voice,
Fear thou not, for I am with thee,
So be glad, and rejoice, rejoice.