Valley lilies, meek and lowly

Valley lilies, meek and lowly

Author: Flora Kirkland
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1 Valley lilies, meek and lowly,
Let me hear your message sweet,
Tell of Christ the pure and holy,
Bending as to touch His feet.

Snowy lilies of the valley,
Speak again your message rare;
Testify to me of Jesus,
Heaven's Lily, wondrous fair!

2 Valley lilies, golden hearted,
Love's sweet mission you fulfill,
For you tell in perfumed language,
How he wrought his Father's will. [Refrain]

3 Valley lilies, cups inverted,
Still the Master you proclaim:
Empty of all pomp and glory,
To redeem the world He came. [Refrain]

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #275

Author: Flora Kirkland

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First Line: Valley lilies, meek and lowly
Author: Flora Kirkland
Refrain First Line: Snowy lilies of the valley


[Valley lilies, meek and lowly]


This story is associated with the writing of RATHBUN: One Sunday in 1849 Ithamar Conkey (b. Shutesbury, MA, 1815; d. Elizabeth, NJ, 1867) walked out of the morning service at Central Baptist Church, Norwich, Connecticut, where he was choir director and organist, frustrated because only one soprano f…

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