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6221. Son of the Carpenter, Receive

1. Son of the carpenter, receive
This humble work of mine;
Worth to my meanest labor give,
By joining it to Thine.

2. Servant, at once, and Lord of all,
While dwelling here below,
Thou didst not scorn our earthly toil
And weariness to know.

3. Thy bright example I pursue,
To Thee in all things rise,
And all I think, or speak, or do,
Is one great sacrifice.

4. Careless through outward cares I go,
From all distraction free:
My hands are but engaged below,
My heart is still with Thee.

5. O when wilt Thou, my life, appear?
Then gladly will I cry,
’Tis done, the work Thou gav’st me here,
’Tis finished, Lord, and die!

Text Information
First Line: Son of the carpenter, receive
Title: Son of the Carpenter, Receive
Author: Charles Wesley (1739)
Meter: CM
Language: English
Source: Hymns and Poems, 1739
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: BEATITUDO
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1875)
Meter: CM
Incipit: 12353 14367 13222
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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