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Text:Love Consecrates the Humblest Act
Author:Silas B. McManus
Composer (attributed to):Amzi Chapin
Composer (attributed to):Lucius Chapin
Media:MIDI file

3598. Love Consecrates the Humblest Act

1. Love consecrates the humblest act
And haloes mercy’s deeds;
It sheds a benediction sweet
And hallows human needs.

2. When in the shadow of the cross
Christ knelt and washed the feet
Of His disciples He gave us
A sign of love complete.

3. Love serves and willing stoops to serve;
What Christ in love so true
Has freely done for one and all,
Let us now gladly do!

Text Information
First Line: Love consecrates the humblest act
Title: Love Consecrates the Humblest Act
Author: Silas B. McManus (1902)
Meter: CM
Language: English
Source: Mennonite Church and Sunday School Hymnal (Elkhart, Indiana: 1902)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Composer (attributed to): Lucius Chapin (1813)
Composer (attributed to): Amzi Chapin (1813)
Meter: CM
Incipit: 51232 16551 23455
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

MIDI file: MIDI File
(Cyber Hymnal)
XML score: XML score
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