What shall I bring to the Savior

What shall I bring to the Savior

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [What shall I bring to the Savior]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 What shall I bring to the Savior?
What shall I lay at His feet?
I have no glittering jewels,
No gold, no frankincense sweet.

Gifts to the Savior I’m bringing,
Love’s richest treasures to lay
Low at His feet with rejoicing,
Ere yonder sunset today.

2 What shall I bring to the Savior?
Lips His dear praises to sing,
Feet that will walk in the pathway,
Leading to Jesus, our king! [Refrain]

3 What shall I bring to the Savior?
Love that is purest and best,
Life in its sweetness and beauty,
All for His service, so blest. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11562

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: What shall I bring to the Savior
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Refrain First Line: Gifts to the Savior
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #11562
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The Cyber Hymnal #11562

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