The Wise May Bring Their Learning

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1 The wise may bring their learning,
The rich may bring their wealth,
And some may bring their brilliance,
And some bring strength and health;
We too, would bring our treasures
To offer to the King;
We have no gifts deserving:
What shall we children bring?

2 We'll bring Him hearts that love Him;
We'll bring Him thankful praise,
And young souls meekly striving
To walk in holy ways:
And these shall be our treasures
We offer to the King,
And these are gifts that even
The youngest child may bring.

3 We'll come and show the Savior
The things we do each day;
We'll try our best to please Him
At home, at school or play:
And better are these treasures
To offer to our King,
Than richest gifts without them:
Yet these a child may bring.

Source: Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #444

Text Information

First Line: The wise may bring their learning
Title: The Wise May Bring Their Learning
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Source: The Book of Praise for Children
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

The wise may bring their learning. [Childhood for Christ.] Anon, in the Congregational Church Hymnal, 1887, the Hymnal Companion, 1890, &c. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7506
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Small Church Music #6066
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Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Church Family Worship #105
Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #600
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #444Text
Moravian Book of Worship #658Text
Small Church Music #6066Audio
Songs for Life #70TextPage Scan
The Cyber Hymnal #7506TextScoreAudio
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #583Text
生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #516
Include 92 pre-1979 instances
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