Dearest Children, God Is Near You

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  1. 1. Dearest children, God is near you,
    Watching o’er you day and night,
    And delights to own and bless you,
    If you strive to do what’s right.
    He will bless you, He will bless you,
    If you put your trust in him.
  2. 2. Dearest children, holy angels
    Watch your actions night and day,
    And they keep a faithful record
    Of the good and bad you say.
    Cherish virtue! Cherish virtue!
    God will bless the pure in heart.
  3. 3. Children, God delights to teach you
    By his Holy Spirit’s voice.
    Quickly heed its holy promptings.
    Day by day you’ll then rejoice.
    Oh, prove faithful, Oh, prove faithful
    To your God and Zion’s cause.
  4. Text: Charles L. Walker, 1832–1904
    Music: John Menzies Macfarlane, 1833–1892
Book
Hymnal
Hymn Number
96
Music
John Menzies Macfarlane, 1833–1892.
Text
Charles L. Walker, 1832–1904.
Scriptures
Psalm 37:3–5, Doctrine and Covenants 41:1, Doctrine and Covenants 76:5
Meter
8 7 8 7 8 7
Topic
Chastity, Children, Faithfulness, Guidance, Holy Ghost, Obedience, Worthiness
Tune
Sinclair
Languages
Bahasa Indonesia
Anak-anak yang Terkasih (Buku Nyanyian Pujian)
34
Dansk
Kære barn, din Gud er nær dig (Salmebog)
44
Deutsch
Lieber Vater, hoch im Himmel (Gesangbuch)
54
Español
Caros niños, Dios os ama (Himnos)
47
Français
Chers enfants, sur vous Dieu veille (Cantiques)
190
Gagana Samoa
Fanau, ua Leoleo mai le Atua (Viiga)
180
Latviešu Valoda
Mīļie bērni, Dievs ir līdzās! (Garīgo dziesmu grāmata)
48
Lea Fakatonga
ʻE Fānau ko e ʻOtua ē
190
Lietuvių Kalba
Mielas vaike, Dievas stebi (Giesmynas)
45
Magyar
Drága gyermek, Isten itt van (Himnuszoskönyv)
48
Norsk
Kjære barn, din Gud er nær deg (Salmebok)
49
Português
Ó Crianças, Deus Vos Ama (Hinário)
192
Q'eqchi'
Ex kokʼal, li Dios texril
51
Reo Tahiti
E te tamari’i here ē
48
Română
Scumpi copii, Domnul veghează (Imnuri)
50
Suomi
Lapset Herran (Laulukirja)
49
Svenska
Himlens Gud är städs oss nära (Psalmboken)
192
Tagalog
Mga Bata, Diyos ay Malapit (Himnaryo)
44
Български
Бог е с вас, чеда любими (Сборник химни)
67
Русский
Дети Божьи, с вами Бог (Книга гимнов)
41
Українська
Любі діти, Бог — ваш Батько (Збірник гімнів)
20
ภาษาไทย
เด็กที่รักพระเจ้าอยู่ใกล้เจ้า (หนังสือเพลงสวด)
41
한국어
사랑하는 자녀들아 (찬송가)
40
中文
親愛孩子,神接近你 (聖詩選輯)
47