Lord of all creation, now before

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1 Lord of all creation,
Now before Thy throne,
We Thy people bring Thee
Gifts that are Thine own.
Thine is all the greatness,
Power and glory Thine,
High o’er all exalted,
Majesty divine.

Of Thine own we offer,
Of Thy gifts we give,
Unto Thee, O Father,
In whose life all live.

2 All the gold and silver,
Corn on plains and hills,
Grass upon the mountains,
Water in the rills—
All things yield Thee glory,
With Thy light they shine;
Thou all art inspirest—
Science, skill are Thine. [Refrain]

3 Body, soul, and spirit,
Thought and speech, and song,
Come of Thee, Creator,
And to Thee belong.
These in bounden duty
We devote to Thee;
Thine is all the dower,
Thine the glory be. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10098

Author: S. Childs Clarke

Clarke, Samuel Childs, M.A., born Jan. 6, 1821, and educated at Queen's College and St Mary Hall, Oxford, graduating B.A., 1844, and M.A. 1846. On taking Holy Orders he became successively Curate of Thorverton, and of Dawlish, Devon ; Vicar of St. Thomas by-Launceston, and Head Master of the Launceston Grammar School, and Vicar of Thorverton, 1875; and Hon. Sec. of the Exeter Board of Education. Mr. Clarke has published some educational works: Thoughts in Verse from a Village Churchman's Note Book, 1848, and Services of Song for Christmas, Passiontide, Ascension, Harvest (S. P. C. K. catalogue), Advent, Eastertide, Missionary, Flower, and Children's Services. These Services of Song have been sanctioned for use in churches by the Bishops of… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord of all creation, now before
Author: S. Childs Clarke
Refrain First Line: Of thine own we offer



The Cyber Hymnal #10098
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