Those that seek Me early shall find Me. Proverbs 8:17
Words: Lucinda B. Bateman, in Songs of Rejoicing, edited by Frederick Fillmore (Cincinnati, Ohio: Fillmore Brothers, 1888).
If you know where to get a good photo of Bateman (head-and-shoulders, at least 200×300 pixels), would you ?
I will early seek the Savior,
I will learn of Him each day;
I will follow in His footsteps,
I will walk the narrow way.
For He loves me, yes, He loves me,
Jesus loves me, this I know.
Jesus loves me, died to save me,
This is why I love Him so.
I will hasten where He bids me,
I am not too young to go,
In the pathway where He leadeth,
Not too young His will to know.
He is standing at the doorway
Of escape from every sin;
I will knock, for He has promised,
He will hear and let me in.