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A Place in His Arms

“And he took them up in his arms, put his hands upon them, and blessed them.”

Mark 10:16, KJV

About the Song

The soloist in the recording is Timothy Jack, a fine young man who sang it for us in our 2011 Easter program here in Colorado Springs. What a voice! (His mother’s voice is in the “choir” at the end, so the recording is a bit of a family affair. 🙂 ) The lovely flute playing is by Anne Lauritzen. Church Music Submission: Grand Prize, 2011 (Children’s song) This song is part of the “Praise to the Lord” cantata.

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Recording featuring vocals by Timothy Jack and Choir:

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Lyrics

Suffer the children to come unto me,
Jesus taught His disciples of old
Then he took every child in His loving embrace
And He blessed them so long ago

Bring me your little ones, Jesus said
For of such shall my kingdom be
There was room in His arms for his little ones then
There’s a place in His arms for me

Oh how the Savior loves each little child
How He smiles when I seek Him in faith
Then He gathers me close in His loving embrace
And He blesses me day by day

Bring me your little ones, Jesus said
For of such shall my kingdom be
There was room in His arms for his little ones then
There’s a place in His arms for me

So, like the children who sought Him of old,
I will come to the Holy One
I will call on His name, I will trust in the grace
Of the Father’s beloved Son
Humble my heart like a little child
For of such shall His kingdom be
There was room in His arms for his little ones then
There’s a place in His arms for me There’s a place in His arms for me

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5 Comments

  1. Michelle

    Just beautiful! I can see why it won “Grand Prize!”

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  2. Sister Jones

    My daughter had her 3 boys ages 9, 7, and 4 sing this song in a ward in Portland, OR. Not sure if they were on pitch the entire time, but they knew every word and sang with their hearts. They invited a friend and she was very touched. The spirit was so strong when they were singing. Thanks for sharing your talents.

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  3. Mutya

    Sally,

    Thank you so much for sharing your talent and music to us. God has blessed so many hearts through you. Just want to ask where else can I get the music sheet of this song for SATB. Whenever I open the link above, nothing appears. Thanks for your reply.

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  4. Margaret Christensen

    Sally,
    The day after her baptism my grand daughter (and her little sister for moral support) sang, A Place in His Arms, in sacrament meeting with their ward choir doing the adult part. Such a beautiful song and sung out clearly and beautifully by our sweet girls.

    May I get your written permission (or reply to this email) to print the words in our family photo book? It will only be distributed to our 6 children, if that. Or if not the whole song, how about the chorus “Oh how the Savior…”?
    Thanks, Margaret

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    • Sally DeFord

      Margaret, you’re perfectly welcome to use the lyrics for your photo book. No problem whatsoever. I wish I could have heard your girls sing it!

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