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Give of Your Best to the Master

Give of your best to the Master, Give of the strength of your youth

Author: Howard B. Grose
Tune: BARNARD (Claribel)
Published in 163 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Representative Text

1. Give of your best to the Master;
Give of the strength of your youth;
Throw your soul’s fresh, glowing ardor
Into the battle for truth.
Jesus has set the example,
Dauntless was He, young and brave;
Give Him your loyal devotion;
Give Him the best that you have.

Refrain:
Give of your best to the Master;
Give of the strength of your youth;
Clad in salvation’s full armor,
Join in the battle for truth.

2. Give of your best to the Master;
Give Him first place in your heart;
Give Him first place in your service;
Consecrate every part.
Give, and to you will be given;
God His beloved Son gave;
Gratefully seeking to serve Him,
Give Him the best that you have.

3. Give of your best to the Master;
Naught else is worthy His love;
He gave Himself for your ransom,
Gave up His glory above.
Laid down His life without murmur,
You from sin’s ruin to save;
Give Him your heart’s adoration,
Give Him the best that you have.

Source: 50 Favorites: and July 2013 index of supplement to Evening Light Songs #11

Author: Howard B. Grose

Born: September 5, 1851, Millerton, New York. Died: May 19, 1939, Ballston Spa, New York. Buried: Ballston Spa, New York. Grose attended the University of Chicago, Illinois, and the University of Rochester, New York (AB 1876, AM 1880). He was ordained a Baptist minister in 1883, and served at the First Baptist Church, Poughkeepsie, New York (1883-87) and the First Baptist Church, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1888-90). He also served as president of the University of South Dakota (1890-92), taught history at the University of Chicago (1892-96), was assistant editor of The Watchman in Boston, Massachusetts (1896-1900), and editorial secretary for the American Baptist Home Mission Society (1904-10), and edited the Missions journal for 23 yea… Go to person page >

Timeline

Media

50 Favorites: and July 2013 index of supplement to Evening Light Songs #11
  • Full Score (PDF)
The Cyber Hymnal #1807
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Timeless Truths #85
  • Full Score (PDF)

Instances

Instances (1 - 17 of 17)
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50 Favorites #11

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African American Heritage Hymnal #465

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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #551

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #411

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Hymns of Faith #501

Praise y Adoración #212a

Rejoice Hymns #416

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Sacred Selections for the Church #97

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Sing Joyfully #422

Audio

Small Church Music #2688

The Christian Life Hymnal #450

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The Cyber Hymnal #1807

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #446

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Timeless Truths #85

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Total Praise #469

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Worship and Service Hymnal #501

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Yes, Lord! #369

Include 146 pre-1979 instances
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