All on the altar, nothing reserving

All on the altar, nothing reserving

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: [All on the altar, nothing reserving]
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1 All on the altar, nothing reserving,
Yielding to Thee my life and my all;
Pleading the promise, cleanse me and fill me,
While now upon Thee I earnestly call.

Refrain:
All on the altar, all on the altar,
Now I am trusting the promise divine;
Simply believing, I am receiving,
What thou hast promised, Thy fullness divine.

2 All on the altar, all my ambitions,
All my possessions, no longer mine;
All that I am and all that I will be,
Now and forever shall only be Thine. [Refrain]

3 All on the altar, going or staying,
I am content wherever I dwell;
If Thou, O Lord, in mercy will lead me
Into Thy will all shall ever be well. [Refrain]

4 All on the altar, living or dying,
Happy my lot forever shall be;
Fill’d with Thy Spirit, joyfully singing,
Knowing Thy will means a heaven to me. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Pentecost No. 3 #17

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Born: No­vem­ber 19, 1885, Stord Is­land (near Ber­gen), Nor­way. Died: Au­gust 18, 1959, As­pen, Co­lo­ra­do. Buried: Flor­al Hills Cem­e­te­ry, Kan­sas Ci­ty, Mis­so­uri. Pseudonyms-- Vir­gin­ia Rose Gold­en Laverne Gray Richard Hainsworth Rev. H. N. Lines Robert Whitmore Ferne Winters Lillenas em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca as a child; his fam­i­ly set­tled first in South Da­ko­ta, then moved to Or­e­gon in 1889. He at­tend­ed Deets Pa­ci­fic Bi­ble Coll­ege in Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia (later re­named to Pa­sa­de­na Coll­ege); stu­died mu­sic at the Sie­gel-My­ers School of Mu­sic in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and re­ceived an hon­or­ary Doc­to… Go to person page >

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Author: Haldor Lillenas

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