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

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Representative 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

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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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