Scripture Verse

Who is willing to consecrate himself today to the Lord? 1 Chronicles 29:5

Introduction

Words: Charles Wes­ley, Short Hymns on Se­lect Pass­ag­es of the Ho­ly Scrip­tures 1762.

Music: Green­wood (Sweet­ser) Jo­seph E. Sweet­ser, 1849 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Alternate Tune:

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Charles Wesley
(1707–1788)

Lyrics

Lord, in the strength of grace,
With a glad heart and free,
Myself, my residue of days,
I consecrate to Thee.

Thy ransomed servant, I
Restore to Thee Thy own;
And, from this moment, live or die
To serve my God alone.