Lord, What Off’ring Shall We Bring   Leave a comment

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Above:  Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Cartersville, Georgia, May 13, 2015

Image Source = Bill Monk, Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta

Hymn Source = Hymns of the Spirit (1937), American Unitarian Association and Universalist Church of America

Text (1795) by John Taylor (1750-1826)

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1.  Lord, what off’ring shall we bring,

At thine altars, when we bow?

Hearts, the pure, unsullied spring

Whence the kind affections flow;

2.  Soft compassion’s feeling soul,

By the melting eye expressed;

Sympathy, at whose control

Sorrow leaves the wounded breast.

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