1 Forth in Thy name, O Lord, I go,
My daily labor to pursue;
Thee, only Thee, resolved to know
In all I think or speak or do.
2 The task Thy wisdom hath assigned,
O let me cheerfully fulfill;
In all my works Thy presence find,
And prove Thy good and perfect will.
3 Give me to bear Thy easy yoke,
And every moment watch and pray,
And still to things eternal look,
And hasten to Thy glorious day.
4 For Thee delightfully employ
Whate’er Thy bounteous grace hath giv’n;
And run my course with even joy,
And closely walk with Thee to heav’n.
|First Line:||Forth in Thy name, O Lord, I go|
|Title:||Forth in Thy Name, O Lord, I Go|
|Author:||Charles Wesley (1749)|
|Scripture:||Psalm 71:16; Matthew 11:30; Acts 20:24; Romans 12:2|
|Topic:||Dedication: of Life; Faithfulness: of the believer; Invitation: to Consecration|
|Composer:||John B. Dykes (1875)|
|Arranger:||Austin C. Lovelace (1964)|
|Copyright:||Arr. © 1964 Abingdon Press|
|FORTH IN THY NAME, O LORD (United Methodist Hymnal 438)|
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