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Valley lilies, meek and lowly

Valley lilies, meek and lowly

Author: Flora Kirkland
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 Valley lilies, meek and lowly,
Let me hear your message sweet,
Tell of Christ the pure and holy,
Bending as to touch His feet.

Refrain:
Snowy lilies of the valley,
Speak again your message rare;
Testify to me of Jesus,
Heaven's Lily, wondrous fair!

2 Valley lilies, golden hearted,
Love's sweet mission you fulfill,
For you tell in perfumed language,
How he wrought his Father's will. [Refrain]

3 Valley lilies, cups inverted,
Still the Master you proclaim:
Empty of all pomp and glory,
To redeem the world He came. [Refrain]



Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #275

Author: Flora Kirkland

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Text Information

First Line: Valley lilies, meek and lowly
Author: Flora Kirkland
Refrain First Line: Snowy lilies of the valley

Tune

RATHBUN

This story is associated with the writing of RATHBUN: One Sunday in 1849 Ithamar Conkey (b. Shutesbury, MA, 1815; d. Elizabeth, NJ, 1867) walked out of the morning service at Central Baptist Church, Norwich, Connecticut, where he was choir director and organist, frustrated because only one soprano f…

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[Valley lilies, meek and lowly]


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The Cyber Hymnal #7054
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