Consecration and Dedication

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1 What shall I render to the Lord;
what shall my offering be,
for all the gracious benefits
God hath bestowed on me?

2 Salvation's cup my soul shall take
while to the Lord I pray,
and with God's people I will meet,
my thankful vows to pay.

3 Not lightly dost thou, Lord, permit
thy chosen saints to die;
from death thou hast delivered me;
thy servant, Lord, am I.

4 Within God's house, the house of prayer,
my soul shall bless the Lord,
and praises to God's holy name
let all the saints accord.

Source: Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #655

Text Information

First Line: What shall I render to the Lord, What shall my offering be?
Title: Consecration and Dedication
Source: The New Metrical Version of the Psalms, 1909, alt.
Language: English


LAMBETH (Schulthes)

This tune has been mis-attributed to various other composers, but is clearly the work of the above-named composer.

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MARTYRDOM was originally an eighteenth-century Scottish folk melody used for the ballad "Helen of Kirkconnel." Hugh Wilson (b. Fenwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, c. 1766; d. Duntocher, Scotland, 1824) adapted MARTYRDOM into a hymn tune in duple meter around 1800. A triple-meter version of the tune was fir…

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