The Little Boy’s Prayer

LORD, look upon a little child, 

By nature  sinful, rude, and wild; 

Oh! Put thy gracious hands on me, 

And make me all I ought to be.

Make me thy child, a child of God, 

Washed in my  Saviour's  precious blood; 

And my whole soul, from sin set free, 

A little vessel full of thee.

O Jesus, take me to thy breast, 

And bless me, that I may be blessed; 

Both when I wake, and when I sleep, 

Wilt thou my soul in safety keep?