495. Fill thou my life, O Lord my God

1 Fill thou my life, O Lord my God,
In ev'ry part with praise,
That my whole being may proclaim
Thy being and thy ways.

2 Not for the lip of praise alone,
Nor e'en the praising heart,
I ask, but for a life made up
Of praise in ev'ry part;

3 Praise in the common things of life,
Its goings out and in,
Praise in each duty and each deed,
However small and mean.

4 Fill ev'ry part of me with praise;
Let all my being speak
Of thee and of they love, O Lord,
Poor though I be, and weak.

5 So shalt thou, Lord, from me, e'en me,
Receive the glory due,
And so shall I begin on earth
The song for ever new.

6 So shall no part of day or night
From sacredness be free:
But all my life, in ev'ry step,
Be fellowship with thee.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Fill thou my life, O Lord my God
Author: Horatius Bonar (1868)
Publication Date: 1961
Meter: C. M.
Scripture: Psalm 34:1
Topic: Abiding in Christ; Christian Life: Christian Service; Common Duties and Things (6 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: LAMBETH
Composer: William Schulthes (1871)
Meter: C. M.
Key: G Major or modal



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