Make me a channel of blessing, Lord

Make me a channel of blessing, Lord

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Make me a channel of blessing, Lord]
Published in 3 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Make me a channel of blessing, Lord;
Use me, dear Saviour, I pray;
Be the rich dews of thy grace outpoured,
Use me in thy work today.

Refrain:
Make me a channel of blessing;
Ev’ry good gift is from thee;
Working thro’ my by thy wonderful pow’r,
Make me a channel of blessing;
Make me a channel of blessing;
Use me where’er I may be;
Make me a channel of blessing, Lord,
Till I shall thy beauty see.

2 Make me a channel of kindly love,
Comforting others around;
Giving fresh streams from the fount above,
The streams that with joy abound. [Refrain]

3 Make me a channel of sunny cheer,
Singing of thee as I go;
Rivers of mercy, in deserts drear,
From Jesus shall overflow. [Refrain]

4 Make me a channel of blessing, Lord;
This is thy promise divine;
“Blest and a blessing,” O precious word!
The glory shall all be thine. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Gems Number 1 : One Hundred Eighty Sacred Selections for Religious Meetings #59

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

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First Line: Make me a channel of blessing, Lord
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

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Gospel Gems Number 1 : One Hundred Eighty Sacred Selections for Religious Meetings #59

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Ideal Sunday School Hymns #153

Praise and Service Songs for Sunday Schools #d121

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