All Things Are Thine

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1 All things are Yours; nothing of ours,
we bring to You, Lord of all powers;
and hence with grateful hearts today
Your own before Your feet we lay.

2 Your will was in the builders' thought;
Your hand unseen amidst us wrought;
through mortal motive, scheme and plan,
Your wise eternal purpose ran.

3 In weakness and in want we call
on You, for whom the heavens are small;
Your glory is Your children's good,
Your joy, Your tender fatherhood.

4 O Lord, be pleased these walls to bless;
fill with Your love their emptiness,
and let their door become a way
to lead us to eternal day.

Source: The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #137

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier

Whittier, John Greenleaf, the American Quaker poet, was born at Haverhill, Massachusetts, Dec. 17, 1807. He began life as a farm-boy and shoemaker, and subsequently became a successful journalist, editor and poet. In 1828 he became editor of the American Manufacturer (Boston), in 1830 of the New England Review, and an 1836 (on becoming Secretary to the American Anti-Slavery Society) of the Pennsylvania Freeman. He was also for some time, beginning with 1847, the corresponding editor of the National Era. In 1840 he removed to Amesbury, Massachusetts, where most of his later works have been written. At the present time [1890] he lives alternately at Amesbury and Boston. His first poetical piece was printed in the Newburyport Free Press in 182… Go to person page >

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First Line: All things are Thine; no gift have we
Title: All Things Are Thine
Author: John Greenleaf Whittier (1872)
Language: English
Notes: Spanish translation: "Te dedicamos, oh Señor" by Adriana Itin de Femopase
Copyright: Public Domain



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