I'd rather get down at the feet of my Lord

I'd rather get down at the feet of my Lord

Author: Amelia Minerva Starkweather
Tune: [I’d rather get down at the feet of my Lord]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I’d rather get down at the feet of my Lord,
And gather the crumbs as they fall,
Than sit as a guest at a sumptuous board,
Where Jesus has not had a call.

Refrain:
Jesus, my Lord! Jesus, my King!
Down at thy feet I fall;
Jesus, my Saviour, my Refuge, my Friend,
Jesus, my Lord, my all.

2 I’d rather my body a temple should be,
Where Jesus my Master would stay,
Than have all the wealth of kingdoms, and see
Him driven forever away. [Refrain]

3 I’d rather have him for companion and friend,
His book for my counsel and guide,
Than walk in vain pleasure, and find at the end
No refuge in which I may hide. [Refrain]

4 I want to leave all in his hands ev’ry day,
To do as it seemeth him best;
And self on the altar a sacrifice lay,
And on his sweet promises rest. [Refrain]

Source: Melodious Sonnets #51

Author: Amelia Minerva Starkweather

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Text Information

First Line: I'd rather get down at the feet of my Lord
Author: Amelia Minerva Starkweather
Refrain First Line: Jesus, my Lord, Jesus, my King

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Devotional Hymns for Church, Revival, Sunday School #d80

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Melodious Sonnets #51

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Temple Trio: comprising "On Joyful Wing", "Melodious Sonnets" and "Precious Hymns" #233

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The Revival Wave: A Book of Revival Hymns and Music #137

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The Welcome Voice: a collection of gospel hymns and songs #10

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