Sweet Humility

Humility, O grace so sweet!

Author: C. E. Orr
Tune: [Humility, O grace so sweet]
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Humility, O grace so sweet!
Come, dwell within my heart;
Oh, press me to my Savior’s feet;
There lowliness impart.

Come softly from thy throne above,
O grace so sweet and fair;
Come, touch my heart in gentle love,
And scatter meekness there.

2 Humility, in Christ complete,
I seek thy pleasant ways;
For lowly place at Jesus’ feet
My heart with longing prays. [Refrain]

3 Humility, the sweetest cup
Of which my heart e’er drank!
I’ve taken but one little sup,
But deep within it sank. [Refrain]

4 Humility, O gift divine,
Thine odors fill the air;
And while our hearts to thee incline,
Oh, shed thy fragrance there. [Refrain]

5 O sink my heart to nothingness,
Down, down to lowly planes;
Then up, far up in joyfulness,
My soul in glory reigns. [Refrain]

6 O heaven’s grace—humility!
Thy cherished charm I’ll wear;
I must be humble, Lord, like Thee,
Thy holy image bear. [Refrain]

Source: Timeless Truths #709

Author: C. E. Orr

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Text Information

First Line: Humility, O grace so sweet!
Title: Sweet Humility
Author: C. E. Orr
Meter: D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Come softly from thy throne above
Copyright: Public Domain



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Timeless Truths #709

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