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No work too humble

There is no work too humble

Author: Kate Cameron
Tune: CHENIES (Matthews)
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 There is no work too humble
For Christian hands to do;
There is no path too lowly
For our feet to pursue;
Our blessed Lord and Master
Was servant unto all;
None were to poor and needy
For him to heed their call.

2 If we are his disciples,
Call'd by his holy name,
A portion of his Spirit
We surely ought to claim.
And tho' the task be menial
Which he for us hath set;
His own divine example
We never should forget.

3 That he, the High and Holy,
Whose life-work was complete,
Should gird himself for labor,
And washed those humble feet!
And yet we shrink from duties
Which seem so far above
This deed of Christ-like meekness,
This tender proof of love!

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #721

Author: Kate Cameron

Mrs. K. W. B. Barnes, was born in Deerfield, Mass in 1836. She was christened Maria Burbank Williams but was called by the name Kitty. She also used the pen name "Kate Cameron" In 1856 she married Dr. Norman S. Barnes. She was a writer of many stories, poems, and hymns. From Waifs and their authors by A. A. Hopkins, 1879  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is no work too humble
Title: No work too humble
Author: Kate Cameron
Copyright: Public Domain

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Christ in Song #d571

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Christ in Song #721

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #1113

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