Pour forth the oil, pour boldly forth

Pour forth the oil, pour boldly forth

Author: Richard Chenevix Trench
Published in 9 hymnals

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Pour forth the oil,—pour boldly forth;
It will not fail, until
Thou failest vessels to provide
Which it may largely fill.

Make channels for the streams of love,
Where they may broadly run;
And love has overflowing streams,
To fill them every one.

But if at any time we cease
Such channels to provide,
The very founts of love for us
Will soon be parched and dried.

For we must share, if we would keep
That blessing from above;
Ceasing to give, we cease to have;—
Such is the law of love.



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #294

Author: Richard Chenevix Trench

Trench, Richard Chenevix, D.D. was born in North Frederick Street, Dublin, on Sept. 9th, 1807, during a visit of his parents of some mouths to Ireland. His father was Richard Trench, 6th son of Frederick Trench, of Woodlands, Co. Galway; his mother Melesina, only grandchild and heiress of Richard Chenevix, Bishop of Waterford, and widow of Colonel St. George. On his mother's side he was almost purely French, the grandfather of Bishop Chenevix of Waterford, Philip Chenevix of d'Eply of Loraine having only taken refuge in England on the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. The Huguenot refugee families married for a long time within themselves, and in Mrs. Richard Trench, four distinct foreign strains were blended. Her sons (the Archbishop and… Go to person page >

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Author: Richard Chenevix Trench

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #294Text
A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #294Page Scan
Hymns and Anthems adapted for Jewish Worship #67Page Scan
Songs of the Unity: a Selection of Lyrics for Public Worhip, with Tunes for Congregational Use #d164
The Advent Christian Hymnal #d689
The Day School Hymn Book. New and enl. ed. #d93
The Sabbath School Hymnal #d109
The Sabbath School Hymnal, a collection of songs, services and responses for Jewish Sabbath schools, and homes 4th rev. ed. #115Page Scan
University Hymn Book for use in the Chapel of Harvard University #d198



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