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Ray Boltz – What If I Give All lyrics

What If I Give All?
Words by Ray Boltz, Music by Ray Boltz and Mark Pay
He heard the preacher say
A single dime can feed
A hungry boy or girl
With nothing to eat
So he pulled a dollar
From the pocket of his jeans
And he asked his mama
How many will this feed?
She just smiled
And when she told him ten
He reached back again
What if I give all I have?
What will that gift do?
My child, a gift like that
Could change the world
It could feed a multitude
He didn't close his eyes
Or turn away
I can see him standing tall
He saw the need
And I can hear him say
What if I give all
Three birthday dollars
Could have bought a special toy
But he reminds me
Of another little boy
Who gave to Jesus
A gift of fish and bread
I wonder if he said
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And long ago a Father and a Son
Saw the children lost in sin
Can you see the tears
In the Fathers eyes
As Jesus says to him
What if I gave all I have?
What will that gift do?
My Son, that gift
Will change the world
It will free the multitudes
What if I give all I have?
What will that gift do?
My child a gift like that
Could change the world
It could feed a multitude
We cannot close our eyes
And turn away
When we hear His Spirit call
We see the need
Now let Him hear us say
What if I give all?
What if I give all?
1996 Shepherd Boy Musicascap (adm. By Word Music) and Screaming Toad Musicascap (adm. By Addison Music).

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    This is the song that ushered me into Salvation. I heard it at a concert and looked up, I asked God, so, what if I give all? He told me that He would take it, use it and change the world for me. I gave it to Him and He did just what He said he would do. My world was instantly changed. My alcoholism was removed and my hate and anger were turned over. Now, when I think of that time, I realize that I only gave Him as much as I could at the time. I am constantly striving to give all and He is constantly changing my world, for His glory.
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