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Something for Thee

My talents are few, dearest Master

Author: William Henry Gardner
Tune: [My talents are few, dearest Master]
Published in 15 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 My talents are few, dearest Master,
Yet I long of some use to be,
Then, tell me, I pray thee, dear Jesus,
How may I do something for thee?

Something for thee, something for thee,
Oh, tell me, I pray thee, dear Master,
How may I do something for thee?

2 I cannot with fiery warnings,
Make the wicked their guilt to see,
Yet surely some pathway is open,
Where I may do something for thee. [Refrain]

3 No riches, alas! can I give thee,
For they never have come to me,
But freely I lay on thy altar,
My life, to do something for thee. [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.3 #99

Author: William Henry Gardner

Late 19th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My talents are few, dearest Master
Title: Something for Thee
Author: William Henry Gardner
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Something for Thee
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #11291
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The Cyber Hymnal #11291

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