Gifts we bring to our King

Gifts we bring to our King

Author: F. G. Burroughs
Tune: [Gifts we bring to our King]
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1. Gifts we bring to our King,
Every heart an offering—
Loving deeds for Jesus’ sake
Are the best gifts we can make:
For our gifts the Lord hath need;
He will bless each loving deed,
He will bless each loving deed,
And the children’s off’ring heed.

2. Praise we bring to our King,
And of God’s great love-gift sing,
While the story we repeat
Of the Christmas Babe so sweet!
For our praise the Lord hath need;
When we love in truth and deed,
When we love in truth and deed
Children’s praises He will heed.

3. Gifts we bring to our King,
While the merry chime-bells ring,
Kind words from our lips shall fall,
Cheerful smiles we’ll give to all:
For our gifts the Lord hath need;
He will bless each kindly deed,
He will bless each kindly deed,
And the words of children heed.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #1769

Author: F. G. Burroughs

F. G. Burroughs was born in 1856 (nee Ophelia G. Browning) was the daughter of William Garretson Browning, a Methodist Episcopal minister, and Susan Rebecca Webb Browning. She married Thomas E. Burroughs in 1884. He died in 1904. She married Arthur Prince Adams, in 1905. He was a minister. Her poem, "Unanswered yet" which was written in 1879, was published in the The Christian Standard in 1880 with the name F. G. Browning. She also wrote under the name of Ophelia G. Adams and Mrs. T. E. Burroughs. Dianne Shapiro from The Literary Digest, July 29, 1899., The Register, Pine Plains, NY, October 24, 1884, Alumni Record of Wesleyan University, Middleton, Conn. 1921 Go to person page >

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First Line: Gifts we bring to our King
Author: F. G. Burroughs

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