374. Take Thou Our Minds, Dear Lord

1 Take Thou our minds, dear Lord, we humbly pray;
Give us the mind of Christ each passing day;
Teach us to know the truth that sets us free;
Grant us in all our thoughts to honor Thee.

2 Take Thou our hearts, O Christ, they are Thine own;
Come Thou within our souls and claim Thy throne;
Help us to shed abroad Thy deathless love;
Use us to make the earth like heav'n above.

3 Take Thou our wills, Most High! Hold Thou full sway;
Have in our inmost souls Thy perfect way;
Guard Thou each sacred hour from selfish ease;
Guide Thou our ordered lives as Thou dost please.

4 Take Thou ourselves, O Lord, heart, mind, and will;
Through our surrendered souls Thy plans fulfill.
We yield ourselves to Thee—-time, talents, all!
We hear, and henceforth heed, Thy sovereign call.


Text Information
First Line: Take Thou our minds, dear Lord
Title: Take Thou Our Minds, Dear Lord
Author: William H. Foulkes (1918)
Publication Date: 1974
Meter: 10 10 10 10
Scripture: Matthew 22:37; Philippians 2:5
Topic: Christ: Mind of; Dedication: of Life; Education: Christian (2 more...)
Tune Information
Name: HALL
Composer: Calvin W. Laufer (1918)
Meter: 10 10 10 10
Key: D Major

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