Our pledge

Our willing service, Lord to thee

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Our willing service, Lord to Thee]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Our willing service, Lord to Thee,
We pledge ourselves to give,
For Thou hast bought us with Thy blood
And died that we might live;
We pledge ourselves by grace to yield,
Obedience to Thy laws,
Devotion to Thy sacred truth,
Thy kingdom and Thy cause.

2 We pledge ourselves with filial love
To follow Thy commands,
To help the Church word and deed,
And aid our pastor’s hands;
Be this our one supreme desire,
Our purpose, thought, and aim,
In whatsoever we shall do,
To glorify Thy name.

3 And so we pledge ourselves to walk,
That those around may see,
The calm reflection of a light
That only shines from Thee;
Oh, help us, Lord, our pledge to keep;
We need Thy constant care
To guard our hearts from every sin,
Our feet from every snare.

Source: Christian Endeavor Hymns #64

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, Anna C. Storey, Victoria Stuart, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances… Go to person page >

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First Line: Our willing service, Lord to thee
Title: Our pledge
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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Christian Endeavor Hymns #64

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Junior Christian Endeavor Songs #7

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