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Make Me a Blessing

Words by Ira B. Wilson (1880-1950), 1924
Tune: SCHULER by George S. Schuler (1882-1973), 1924
Key signature: C major (no sharps or flats)
Time signature: 6/4
Meter: with Refrain
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1. Out of the highways and byways of life, Many are weary and sad; Carry the sunshine where darkness is rife, Making the sorrowing glad.
Refrain: Make me a blessing, Make me a blessing— Out of my life May Jesus shine; Make me a blessing, O Savior I pray, Make me a blessing to someone today.
2. Tell the sweet story of Christ and His love, Tell of His pow’r to forgive; Others will trust Him if only you prove True, ev’ry moment you live.
3. Give as ’twas given to you in your need, Love as the Master loved you; Be to the helpless a helper indeed, Unto your mission be true.