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Is Your All on the Altar?
Words and Music by Elisha A. Hoffman

Romans 12:1
"I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies
a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service."

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          You have longed for sweet peace, and for faith to increase,
          And have earnestly, fervently prayed;
          But you cannot have rest, or be perfectly blest,
          Until all on the altar is laid.

            Chorus
            Is your all on the altar of sacrifice laid?
            Your heart does the Spirit control?
            You can only be blest, and have peace and sweet rest,
            As you yield Him your body and soul.

          Would you walk with the Lord, in the light of His Word,
          And have peace and contentment alway?
          You must do His sweet will, to be free from all ill,
          On the altar your all you must lay.

            Chorus
            Is your all on the altar of sacrifice laid?
            Your heart does the Spirit control?
            You can only be blest, and have peace and sweet rest,
            As you yield Him your body and soul.

          O we never can know what the Lord will bestow
          Of the blessings for which we have prayed,
          Till our body and soul He doth fully control,
          And our all on the altar is laid.

            Chorus
            Is your all on the altar of sacrifice laid?
            Your heart does the Spirit control?
            You can only be blest, and have peace and sweet rest,
            As you yield Him your body and soul.

          Who can tell all the love He will send from above,
          And how happy our hearts will be made,
          Of the fellowship sweet we shall share at His feet,
          When our all on the altar is laid.

            Chorus
            Is your all on the altar of sacrifice laid?
            Your heart does the Spirit control?
            You can only be blest, and have peace and sweet rest,
            As you yield Him your body and soul.


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