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540. Take Time to Be Holy

1 Take time to be holy,
speak oft with thy Lord;
abide in him always,
and feed on his Word.
Make friends of God's children;
help those who are weak,
forgetting in nothing
his blessing to seek.

2 Take time to be holy,
the world rushes on;
spend much time in secret
with Jesus alone;
by looking to Jesus,
like him thou shalt be;
thy friends in thy conduct
his likeness shall see.

3 Take time to be holy,
let him be thy guide,
and run not before him,
whatever betide;
in joy or in sorrow
still follow thy Lord,
and, looking to Jesus,
still trust in his Word.

4 Take time to be holy,
be calm in thy soul,
each thought and each motive
beneath his control;
thus led by his Spirit
to fountains of love,
thou soon shalt be fitted
for service above.

Text Information
First Line: Take time to be holy
Title: Take Time to Be Holy
Author: William D. Longstaff (1882)
Meter: 6.5.6.5.D.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1990
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ;
Tune Information
Name: HOLINESS
Composer: George C. Stebbins (1890)
Meter: 6.5.6.5.D.
Key: F Major



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