God sees the little sparrow fall

God sees the little sparrow fall. Maria Straub* (1838-1897).  This was one of the hymns written in collaboration with her brother Solomon, who wrote the tune. It was appeared in Crown of Glory: a choice collection of new songs for the Sunday School, and meetings for praise, prayer, and conference (Chicago: Jansen, McClurg, 1876). It was headed ‘He Loves Me, Too (Infant Class.)’.The title comes from the refrain:  He loves me, too, He loves me, too, I know He loves me, too; Because He loves the little things, I know He loves me, too.  There were three stanzas:  God sees the little sparrow fall, It meets His tender view; If God so loves the little birds, I know He loves me...

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