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A Living Sacrifice

I love the Christ, the Son of God

Author: Lucena C. Byrum (1921)
Tune: [I love the Christ, the Son of God]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 I love the Christ, the Son of God,
Who died that I might live;
I would my gratitude express,
A gift unto Him give.

Refrain:
My gift is small, it is my all,
Accept it, Lord, I pray;
Let self be slain, let Jesus reign
Within my heart alway.

2 I fail to find a sacrifice,
Or fitting gift to bring;
Earth’s treasures have too little worth
To offer to my King. [Refrain]

3 No gift, however grand or great,
Could pay the debt I owe;
I bring myself, my life, my all,
A living gift bestow. [Refrain]

4 My members all I gladly yield
For service, Lord, to Thee;
To bear the blessed gospel light,
That others Christ may see. [Refrain]

Hymnal of the Church of God, 1953 (Timeless Truths)

Author: Lucena C. Byrum

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Text Information

First Line: I love the Christ, the Son of God
Title: A Living Sacrifice
Author: Lucena C. Byrum (1921)
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Refrain First Line: My gift is small, it is my all;

Instances

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Timeless Truths #61TextAudio
Include 1 pre-1979 instance



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