Mathams (Christopher Upton)

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  • CPDL #26332:     
Editor: Christopher Upton (submitted 2012-05-28).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 47 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC SA
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General Information

Title: Mathams
Composer: Christopher Upton
Lyricist: Walter John Mathams

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn tune

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

Published: 2012

Description: Hymn tune, 85. 83

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

Jesus, Friend of little children,
Be a friend to me;
Take my hand, and ever keep me
Close to Thee.

Teach me how to grow in goodness,
Daily as I grow;
Thou hast been a child, and surely
Thou dost know.

Step by step O lead me onward,
Upward into youth;
Wiser, stronger, still becoming
In Thy truth.

Never leave me, nor forsake me;
Ever be my friend;
For I need Thee, from life’s dawning
To its end.
Walter John Mathams (1853-1931)