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Let me not think the price too high

Would I my blessed Lord obey

Author: Ina Duley Ogdon
Tune: [Would I my blessed Lord obey]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Would I my blessed Lord obey,
His sacrifice, in part, repay,
Myself, for Him, I must deny,
Let me not think the price too high.

The blood-stain’d way, His footprints show,
Is full of pain and care, I know;
Tho’ many tears may dim my eye,
O let me not my Lord deny.
My blessed Lord to glorify,
For Him to live, for Him to die;
Let me not think the price too high,
The price could not be too high.

2 Let me take up my heavy cross,
To follow Him and count no loss,
My all to give and sanctify,
Let me not think the price too high. [Refrain]

3 O let me glad and grateful be,
That He entrusts a work to me,
My talents use and multiply,
Let me not think the price too high. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #203

Author: Ina Duley Ogdon

Ogdon, Ina Duley. (Rossville, Illinois, 1872--May 18, 1964, Toledo, Ohio). Disciples of Christ. Granddaughter of a Methodist minister, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William W. Duley. Married James Ogdon. She wrote: "My father went with my mother to her church after his marriage to her, so I was brought up in the church of the Disciples of Christ." She wrote over three thousand hymns, anthems, cantatas, and miscellaneous verse. Her hymns include "Brighten the corner where you are," 1912; "Carry your cross with a smile," 1916; "My Lord abides;" "When you know Jesus too;" "Tell Jesus;" "Lighten the burden for someone;" "I have been saved," Her first hymn was "Open wide the window." Composer Charles Gabriel wrote, "Loved by thousands who… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Would I my blessed Lord obey
Title: Let me not think the price too high
Author: Ina Duley Ogdon
Refrain First Line: The blood stained way