My Treasures

I have a treasure in my heart

Author: C. W. Naylor
Tune: [I have a treasure in my heart]
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1 I have a treasure in my heart
More precious far than gold;
The priceless pearl is mine today,
My wealth cannot be told.

I’m richer than any millionaire,
A thousand times and more,
A wondrous treasure I have found,
An everlasting store.

2 I draw rich treasures day by day
From heaven’s bank above,
For all my needs a full supply
Of joy and grace and love. [Refrain]

3 Talk not of banknotes, silver, gold,
I need but few of such;
I’ve riches greater far than these—
Earth cannot tell how much. [Refrain]

4 With treasures here, and treasures there,
Increasing day by day,
I go rejoicing all the time
Upon my pilgrim way. [Refrain]

Source: Truth in Song: for General Gospel Work #83

Author: C. W. Naylor

Naylor, Charles Wesley. (1874--1950). C. W. Naylor was born in southern Ohio and reared in Ohio and West Virginia by grandparents. At the age of nineteen he left the Methodist church for the Church of God. He worked for a while at the Gospel Trumpet Company in Grand Junction, Michigan and on some evangelistic tours. He was ordained in 1899 in Springfield, Ohio. He was first injured in 1908 in Florida while moving timbers from under a meeting tent. He suffered a dislocated kidney and other internal injuries. A year later he was in a bus accident that left him an invalid for the rest of his life. Naylor wrote eight books, many articles and pamphlets, many hymns and gospel songs, besides being a columnist in the Gospel Trumpet. --John W.… Go to person page >

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First Line: I have a treasure in my heart
Title: My Treasures
Author: C. W. Naylor
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I'm richer than any millionaire
Copyright: Public Domain


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