On this date, August 3, 1897, Emily Elizabeth Steele Elliott died in London England. Elliott was a hymn writer and her best known hymn became “Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne.”

Thou didst leave Thy throne and Thy kingly crown,

When Thou camest to earth for me;

But in Bethlehem’s home was there found no room

For Thy holy nativity.

O come to my heart, Lord Jesus,

There is room in my heart for Thee.

Thou didst leave Thy throne and Thy kingly crown

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