109. Personal Devotion to God

1 The off'ring on the altar burned
Gives no delight to Thee;
The hearing ear, the willing heart,
Thou givest unto me.

2 Then, O my God, I come, I come,
Thy purpose to fulfill;
Thy law is written in my heart,
'Tis joy to do Thy will.

3 Before Thy people I will now
Thy righteousness proclaim;
Thou knowest, Lord, I will not cease
To praise Thy holy Name.

4 I never have within my heart
Thy faithfulness concealed,
But Thy salvation and Thy truth
To men I have revealed.

Text Information
First Line: The off'ring on the altar burned
Title: Personal Devotion to God
Meter: C. M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1912
Topic: Christian Activity; Christ: Atonement of; Christ: Birth and Manhood of (13 more...)
Notes: Stanzas 8-11
Tune Information
Composer: William Gardner
Meter: C. M.
Key: G Major

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