Brethren Archive


NUMBER: 231

To Thee Our God, With Joy We Sing

by Unknown


Tune: Abridge C.M.


1 TO Thee our God, with joy we sing
Of Jesus' walk and ways;
A pure "meal-offering" thus we bring,
All fragrant to His praise.

2 In all His perfect path from birth
We see Thy glory shine;
In every step He took on earth
Was grace and truth divine.

3 Thy faithful Witness, holy, true,
He was indeed the light;
Though only those His glory knew
To whom Thou gavest sight.

4 Here was He come --- 'twas meet for Him
Thy Servant Just to be;
Though sorrow's cup o'erflowed its brim,
The joy He gave to Thee.

5 'Tis little we to Thee can show
Of all that He hath done;
But Thou dost all the virtues know
Of Thy beloved One.

6 His praises we would fain proclaim,
And, in His name divine,
Upraise to Thee pure worship's flame --- 
The "frankincense" is Thine.






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