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Gospel Giving

Representative Text

1 Long ago the lips of Jesus
Let sweet words of sanction fall,
When he looked and saw a widow
Casting in her gift, tho’ small.
And he now can see our off’rings,
And behold the widow’s mite;
He’ll reward each self-denial,
Every sacrifice requite.

Refrain:
Then remember the widow’s mite,
Oh, remember the widow’s mite;
For the way you live, the way you give,
Will tell in eternity’s light.

2 When the woman poured the ointment
On the Savior’s head one night,
Highly did her Lord commend her,
Saying she had done the right.
He that gives a cup of water
To the thirsty, saith the Lord,
In the name of a disciple
Shall receive a blest reward. [Refrain]

3 We shall reap a bounteous harvest
If abundantly we sow;
Jesus loves the cheerful give,
Thus our gratitude we show.
Freely unto us he giveth
All the blessings we receive;
If we prove we truly love him,
Others may on him believe. [Refrain]

Source: Truth in Song: for General Gospel Work #90

Author: E. A. Meyers

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Author: J. B. Meyers

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Alterer: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Long ago the lips of Jesus
Title: Gospel Giving
Author: E. A. Meyers
Author: J. B. Meyers
Alterer: Anonymous
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Then remember the widow's mite

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Truth in Song #90

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