10 little Christians
standing in line.
1 disliked the preacher, then there were
9 little Christians stayed up very late.
overslept Sunday, then there were 8.
Christians on their way to Heaven.
1 took the low road and
then there were 7.
7 little Christians chirping like
1 disliked music, then there were 6.
little Christians seemed very much alive,
but one lost his
interest then there was 5.
5 little Christians pulling
for Heaven's Shore,
but one stopped to rest, then there
4 little Christians each busy as a bee.
his feelings hurt, then there were 3
Christians knew not what to do.
1 joined the sporty crowd,
then there were 2
2 little Christians, our rhyme is
differed with each other, then there was
1 little Christian can't do much 'tis
brought his friend to bible study, then there were
2 earnest Christians, each won one more.
doubled the number, then there were 4
Christians worked early and late.
Each won another then
there were 8
8 splendid Christians if they doubled as
In just so many Sundays, we'd have 1,024
this little jingle, there is a lesson true,
either to the building or to the wrecking