Use us as channels, blessed Lord

Use us as channels, blessed Lord

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Use us as channels, blessed Lord, we pray]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Use us as channels, blessed Lord, we pray,
That we Thy grace to others may convey;
Filled with Thy Spirit, strengthened hour by hour,
Make us, O Saviour, channels of Thy pow’r.

Channels of blessing, use us ev’ry hour,
Channels of blessing, Thine be the pow’r;
Thine is the kingdom, Thine the glory be,
Channels of blessing we would ever be.

2 Use us as channels, from Thy holy place,
Pour on our hearts new measures of Thy grace;
Thy intercessions, Saviour, may we share;
Make us the channels of prevailing pray’r. [Refrain]

3 Viewing the triumphs of Thy saving might,
Chasing the darkness with the heav’nly light;
For all Thy mercies grateful thanks we raise,
Glad service render, channels of Thy praise. [Refrain]

Source: Victorious Life Hymns #67

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Use us as channels, blessed Lord
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Channels of blessing, use us every hour
Copyright: Public Domain



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Alexander's Hymns No. 4 #163

Songs of hope #d247

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Victorious Life Hymns #67

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