The Baptism Song by Dennis and Bethany Buettner, illustrated by Mentol

The Baptism Song and the Baby Dedication Song are by Dennis and Bethany Buettner. The accompanying books are illustrated by Mentol.

Either version of the song can be sung at a christening or dedication ceremony, based upon beliefs. Every priest and minister who has seen and heard this loves and approves the simple message of love and hope. It is easy to sing like a lullaby.

Above: YouTube video at youtu.be/kDrgpHqUXzI. A rendition of The Baptism Song by Richard Schletty. Key of B.

From the website www.BaptismSong.com:

Here are all the digital media elements including music, lyrics, sheet music, images & celebration rite of The Baptism Song Book and video. We have even included a PDF version of The Baptism Song Book.

Feel free to sing and include The Baptism Song on any song platform, church or organization you wish, absolutely free without any copyright restriction.

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The Baptism Song (Tiny Baby)
Words and Music by Dennis Buettner

Verse 1
B          E
 Tiny baby lying there.
B             E
 Not a worry. Not a care.
B                  E
 Hands of love are reaching down to
F#          E   
hold... and promise.
 
Chorus
B                    F#
 I’ll carry you till you can walk.
A                        E
 I’ll speak for you till you can talk.
D/A                      C#m7      F#
 I’ll hold your hand and never go away.
E                 B
 This I promise today.
 
Verse 2
Reaching out I’ll take your hand.
Walk with you in God’s great plan.
I’ll be you friend, and I will be your
guide... with Jesus.

Chorus

Verse 3   
A gentle voice whispers in your ear.
Words of love wash away your fears.
I’ll tell you all about the love of
God... and Jesus.

Chorus

Verse 4   
As water falls upon your brow.
You’re free from sin and this is how
it feels to know that you have got a
friend... in Jesus.

Final Chorus
B                    F#
 I’ll carry you till you can walk.
A                        E
 I’ll speak for you till you can talk.
D/A                      C#m7      F#
 I’ll hold your hand and never go away.
    E                F#
and all God’s people say
E                 B
 This I promise today.

In verse 3, instead of "your ear" you may wish to use his ear, her ear, or their ears (for more than one baby).

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