Our Consecration

We bring our offerings today

Author: Henry J. Zelley
Tune: [We bring our offerings today]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We bring our offerings today,
Tho’ small and humble they may be;
Upon Thy altar, Lord, we lay,
And consecrate ourselves to Thee.

Come, Holy Ghost, for Thee we call!
Come in Thy soul-transforming pow’r;
We consecrate our lives and all,
For Thee to use from this blest hour.

2 Our bodies to Thee, Lord, we give,
A living sacrifice to be;
O come, and in these temples live;
Abide in us and we in Thee. [Refrain]

3 Our minds we consecrate to Thee,
And in Thy law they shall delight;
Accept our gifts, let each one be
A burning and a shining light. [Refrain]

4 Our spirits, too, we now resign
To be made clean from inbred sin;
O make them good and pure like Thine,
Then enter and abide within. [Refrain]

5 Our bodies, minds and spirits, Lord,
Without reserve to Thee we give,
And trusting in Thy Holy Word,
For Jesus only will we live. [Refrain]

Source: Awakening Songs for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services #141

Author: Henry J. Zelley

Henry Jeffreys Zelley was born at Mt. Holly, NJ, on Mar. 15, 1859. Educated in the Mt. Holly public schools, at Pennington Seminary, and at Taylor University, where he earned his M. A., Ph. D., and D. D. degrees, he became a Methodist minister in 1882 and first served in the New Jersey Conference as a statistical secretary, treasurer, and trustee, becoming a promoter of the campmeeting movement. Noted for his evangelistic fervor, Zelley produced over 1500 poems, hymns, and gospel songs. One of his songs, "He Brought Me Out" with music by Henry L. Gilmour, appears in several denominational hymnals. Cyberhymnal also lists "When Israel Out of Bondage Came" or "He Rolled the Sea Away" with music by Gilmour too. Another of Zelley’s so… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We bring our offerings today
Title: Our Consecration
Author: Henry J. Zelley
Refrain First Line: Come, Holy Ghost, for thee we call
Copyright: Public Domain



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Awakening Songs for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services #141

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Gospel Hymns and Songs #141

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Williston Hymns #167

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