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Make me a blessing today

O softly the Spirit is whispering to me

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [O softly the Spirit is whispering to me]
Published in 17 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 O softly the Spirit is whisp'ring to me,
With tender compassion, with pitying plea;
I hear His beseeching, and earnestly pray
That Jesus will make me a blessing to-day.

Chorus:
Lord, make me a blessing to-day,
A blessing to someone, I pray;
In all that I do, in all that I say,
O make me a blessing to-day.

2 Some heart may be longing for only a word,
Whose love by the Spirit is quickened and stirred;
Now grant, blessed Saviour, this service to me,
Of speaking a comforting message for Thee. [Chorus]

3 Some soul may be plunged in the darkest despair,
Whose shadows would melt in the sunlight of pray'r;
O give me, dear Saviour, I humbly implore,
The sweet consolation that soul to restore. [Chorus]

4 Come, all ye that labor, ye weary and worn,
Come ye who in sorrow or sinfulness mourn;
With me this petition to Jesus convey;
O make me a blessing, dear Saviour, to-day. [Refrain]

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #500

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O softly the Spirit is whispering to me
Title: Make me a blessing today
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Lord, make me a blessing today

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Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #10927TextScoreAudio
Include 16 pre-1979 instances



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