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Only the Crumbs

Savior, behold in Thy mercy now

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Savior, behold in Thy mercy now]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Saviour, behold in Thy mercy now,
Hungry and poor at Thy feet I bow;
Send me not hence or I faint and die,
Hear Thou my cry.

Only the crumbs from Thy table, Lord,
Blessed repast for my soul will be;
Only the crumbs from Thy table, Lord,
Grant Thou to me.

2 Saviour, I know, I am least of all,
Yet to the feast I have heard The call;
Only to gather the crumbs that fall,
Glad I shall be. [Refrain]

3 Many the souls Thou hast kindly fed,
Here at Thy table so richly spread;
Only the crumbs to receive from Thee,
Blest I shall be. [Refrain]

4 Only the crumbs from Thy table give,
Only the crumbs that my soul may live;
Only the crumbs would I ask of Thee,
O, hear Thou me. [Refrain]

Source: The Bright Array #80

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Savior, behold in Thy mercy now
Title: Only the Crumbs
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Only the crumbs from Thy table, Lord
Copyright: Public Domain



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The Bright Array #80

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