Scripture Verse

They presented unto Him gifts; gold, and frankincense and myrrh. Matthew 2:11

Introduction

Words: Liz­zie De­Ar­mond, in The Re­deem­er’s Praise, ed­it­ed by George W. El­der­kin & Will­iam J. Kirk­pat­rick (Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: George D. El­der­kin, 1906), num­ber 15, alt.

Music: Lis­keard Will­iam A. Post (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Post (head & shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), or a bet­ter one of De­Ar­mond,

portrait
Lizzie DeArmond
1847–1936

Lyrics

What shall I bring to the Sav­ior?
What shall I lay at His feet?
I have no glit­ter­ing jew­els,
No gold, no frank­in­cense sweet.

Re­frain

Gifts to the Sav­ior I’m bring­ing,
Love’s rich­est trea­sures to lay
Low at His feet with re­joic­ing,
Ere yon­der sun­set to­day.

What shall I bring to the Sav­ior?
Lips His dear prais­es to sing,
Feet that will walk in the path­way,
Leading to Je­sus, our king!

Refrain

What shall I bring to the Sav­ior?
Love that is pur­est and best,
Life in its sweet­ness and beau­ty,
All for His ser­vice, so blest.

Refrain