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449. Master, No Offering

1 Master, no offering,
Costly and sweet,
May we, like Magdalene,
Lay at Thy feet;
Yet may love's incense rise,
Sweeter than sacrifice,
Dear Lord, to Thee,
Dear Lord, to Thee.

2 Daily our lives would show
Weakness made strong,
Toilsome and gloomy ways
Brightened with song;
Some deeds of kindness done,
Some souls by patience won,
Dear Lord, to Thee,
Dear Lord, to thee.

3 Some word of hope for hearts
Burdened with fears,
Some balm of peace for eyes
Blinded with tears:
Some dews of mercy shed,
Some wayward footstep led,
Dear Lord, to Thee,
Dear Lord, to Thee.

4 Thus, in Thy service, Lord,
Till eventide
Closes the day of life,
May we abide!
And when earth's labors cease,
Bid us depart in peace,
Dear Lord, to Thee,
Dear Lord, to Thee.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Master, no offering
Title: Master, No Offering
Author: Edwin P. Parker, 1836-1925
Language: English
Publication Date: 1957
Topic: Activity; The Christian Way of Life: Stewardship and Service
Tune Information
Name: LOVE'S OFFERING
Composer: Edwin P. Parker, 1836-1925
Key: A♭ Major



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