During our last fund drive one donor said this: "I love hymns ... If you asked for money, it means you need it! Please keep the work going. And please, accept my widow's mite. God bless you."

She was right. We only ask for money twice a year, and we do so because we need it.

So, before you close this box and move on to use the many resources on Hymnary.org, please prayerfully consider whether you might be able to make a gift to support our work. Gifts of any amount are appreciated, assist our work and let us know that we have partners in our effort to create the best database of hymns on the planet.

To donate online via PayPal or credit card, use the Calvin University secure giving site (https://calvin.quadweb.site/giving/hymnary).

If you'd like to make a gift by check, please send it to: Hymnary.org, Calvin University, 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

And to read more about big plans for Hymnary, see https://hymnary.org/blog/major-additions-planned-for-hymnary.

O the debt of love

All my life the Lord hath led me

Author: E. J. Armstrong
Tune: [All my life the Lord hath led me]
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 All my life the Lord hath led me;
All my life his loving care
'Midst the wilderness hath fed me;
Still his hands my ways prepare.

Refrain:
O the debt of love I owe him,
Debt no gold can e'er repay;
If I can but see and know him,
He my sin will wash away.

2 O how tenderly he brought me
O'er the toilsome, dangerous way;
With his own dear blood he bought me;
How can I his love repay? [Refrain]

3 As I am, O Savior, take me!
Though a sinner, save me, Lord!
Cleanse my soul from sin, and make me
Pure in spirit by thy word. [Refrain]

Source: The Christian Sunday School Hymnal: a compilation of choice hymns and tunes for Sunday schools #63

Author: E. J. Armstrong

(no biographical information available about E. J. Armstrong.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: All my life the Lord hath led me
Title: O the debt of love
Author: E. J. Armstrong
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O the debt of love I owe him
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)
TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #10152

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.