505. Forth in Thy Name, O Lord, I Go

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 has assigned,
Oh, let me cheerfully fulfill;
In all my works thy presence find,
And prove thy good and perfect will.

3 Thee may I set at my right hand,
Whose eyes my inmost substance see,
And labor on at thy command,
And offer all my works to thee.

4 Give me to bear thine easy yoke,
And ev'ry moment watch and pray,
And still to things eternal look,
And hasten to thy glorious day;

5 For thee delightfully employ
Whate'er thy bounteous grace has giv'n,
And run my course with even joy,
And closely walk with thee to heav'n.

Text Information
First Line: Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go
Title: Forth in Thy Name, O Lord, I Go
Author: Charles Wesley, 1707-1788
Meter: L M
Language: English
Publication Date: 1978
Topic: Pentecost 8; Pentecost 22; Pentecost 25 (Year A) (2 more...)
Tune Information
Name: SONG 34
Composer: Orland Gibbons, 1583-1625
Meter: L M
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Setting © 1969 Concordia Publishing House



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