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360. 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, 1845-1917
Meter: C M
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Topic: Holy Week, Three Days; Service
Tune Information
Composer (attributed to): Lucius Chapin, 1760-1842
Meter: C M
Key: F Major

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