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641. Children, Go Where I Send Thee

1 Children, go where I send thee.
How shall I send thee?
I'm gonna send thee one by one,
*one is the little bitty baby was born, born,
born in Bethlehem.

2 Children, go where I send thee.
How shall I send thee?
I'm gonna send thee two by two,
two are Paul and Silas born,
born in Bethlehem.

3 Children, go where I send thee.
How shall I send thee?
I'm gonna send thee three by three,
three are the Hebrew children, born,
born in Bethlehem.

4 Children, go where I send thee.
How shall I send thee?
I'm gonna send thee four by four,
four are the gospel writers, born,
born in Bethlehem.

5 ... five are the five that dressed so fine,
6 ... six are the six that couldn't get fixed,
7 ... seven are the seven came down from heaven,
8 ... eight are the eight that stood at the gate,
9 ... nine are the nine that dressed so fine,
10 ... ten are the ten commandments,
11 ... eleven are the 'leven came down from heaven,
12 ... twelve are the twelve disciples,

Text Information
First Line: Children, go where I send thee
Title: Children, Go Where I Send Thee
Language: English
Publication Date: 2012
Scripture:
Topic: Children's Hymns; Mission; Going Forth, Sending Forth
Source: African American traditional
Notes: Measures are repeated in a countdown fashion using verses 1-12
Tune Information
Name: [Children, go where I send thee]
Arranger: Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953
Key: D Major
Source: African American traditional
Copyright: arr. © 2000, GIA Publications, Inc.



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