Words: , 1845.

Music: Gott ein Va­ter, (1789-1860); ar­ranged by . Al­ter­nate tunes:

  • Borrow, W. Bor­row, 1916
  • Happy Fac­es, , 1893
  • Hermas, , 1871

Little drops of water,
Little grains of sand,
Make the mighty ocean
And the beauteous land.

And the little moments,
Humble though they be,
Make the mighty ages
Of eternity.

Little deeds of kindness,
Little words of love,
Make our earth an Eden,
Like the Heaven above.

So our little errors
Lead the soul away,
From the paths of virtue
Into sin to stray.

Little seeds of mercy
Sown by youthful hands,
Grow to bless the nations
Far in heathen lands.

Glory then for ever
Be to Father, Son,
With the Holy Spirit,
Blessèd Three in One.