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All on the altar for Jesus

My life on the altar for Jesus

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Tune: [My life on the altar for Jesus]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 My life on the altar for Jesus
In glad consecration I lay,
To be used when and where as He pleases,
Or just set aside, as He may;
To be used when and where as He pleases,
Or just set aside, as He may.

Refrain:
Take me, and make me
All Thou wouldst have me to be;
Fill me and use me!
Have Thy way, Lord, in me.

2 Perhaps I by fire must be tested,
As gold in the furnace must be,
Until his own image reflected
My Lord, the Refiner, shall see;
Until his own image reflected
My Lord, the Refiner, shall see. [Refrain]

3 It may be my life must be moulded
As is by the potter the clay;
Or e’en as the marble is chiseled
By blow after blow, day by day;
Or e’en as the marble is chiseled
By blow after blow, day by day. [Refrain]

4 I take the path rugged and lonely
The Savior before me has gone;
It matters but little, if only
At last I may hear His “Well done,”
It matters but little, if only
At last I may hear His “Well done.” [Refrain]

Source: Awakening Songs for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services #150

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris

Lelia (Mrs. C.H.) Morris (1862-1929) was born in Pennsville, Morgan County, Ohio. When her family moved to Malta on the Muskingum River she and her sister and mother had a millinery shop in McConnelsville. She and her husband Charles H. Morris were active in the Methodist Episcopal Church and at the camp meetings in Sebring and Mt. Vernon. She wrote hymns as she did her housework. Although she became blind at age 52 she continued to write hymns on a 28-foot long blackboard that her family had built for her. She is said to have written 1000 texts and many tunes including "Sweeter as the years go by." Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My life on the altar for Jesus
Title: All on the altar for Jesus
Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Refrain First Line: Take me and make me holy in heart

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Awakening Songs for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services #150

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Gospel Hymns and Songs #150

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