Like A Little Child
Scripture: Matthew 18:4
Time Signature: 4/2
Hymn Status: Partnership (An agreement between the hymn writer and R.J. Stevens Music, LLC.)
Verse 1: Father, when my clumsy footsteps falter, Patiently and with demeanor mild, Stretching out Thy hands along my pathway, Thou hast led me like a little child.
Verse 2: When the fearful darkness overwhelms me, When in pain I move forlorn, exiled, Seeking me with words and arms of comfort, Thou hast held me like a little child. child.
Verse 3: When allurements beckon me to danger, And by pleasant perils I’m beguiled, Wisdom from Thee shows the way to safety, Thou hast watched me like a little child.
Verse 4: Knowing Thou wilt cherish and protect me, Mend what’s broken, cleanse what I’ve defiled; Trusting in Thy goodness without doubting, I have loved Thee like a little child.