1 The gifts we bring express our love
to you, who left the heavens above
and showed, through poverty and pain,
a God who gives and gives again.
Freely, freely, freely we have received;
gladly, gladly, gladly we love to give.
Our gifts we bring to you, our praise we sing to you,
giving and giving, and giving again.

2 Though earthly wealth you never knew,
our greatest riches come from you.
Our needs are all by you supplied,
and no good thing are we denied.

3 From love of money, save us, Lord;
make us obedient to your word;
seek first your righteousness and will,
and all our stewardship fulfil.

4 Lord, you've entrusted to us all
the wealth we have: some great, some small.
As you have prospered us, we give;
and yet in giving we receive.

5 The truth is clear within your word:
you love a cheerful giver, Lord.
So make us joyful as we bring
our gifts, our lives an offering.

Brian Hoare (born 1935)
© Brian Hoare/Jubilate Hymns Ltd


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