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How can I let thee go

Dear Lord, I need thee all the time

Author: Eben E. Redford
Published in 5 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Dear Lord, I need Thee all the time,
The road is rough and steep;
And only as I trust to Thee,
The way to heaven I keep;
My sins a heavy burden are;
No peace, no rest I know;
Dear Lord, until Thy blessing comes,
How can I let Thee go?

I cannot let Thee go,
I dare not let Thee go;
Dear Lord, until Thy blessing comes,
I will not let Thee go.

2 Temptations meet me everywhere,
To lure my heart from Thee;
I cannot fight them, Lord, alone;
Wilt Thou my helper be?
This heart of mine, so stained with sin,
O wash it white, like snow;
Dear Lord, unto Thy blessing comes,
How dare I let Thee go? [Refrain]

3 Dear Lord, I cannot walk alone,
My heart is full of fear;
I falter in the way of heaven
Unless I feel Thee near;
But when I touch Thy loving hand,
What rest and peace I know!
Dear Lord, until Thy blessing comes,
I will not let Thee go. [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Lays: a new collection of songs, prepared and adapted for the Sunday School #164

Author: Eben E. Redford

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Text Information

First Line: Dear Lord, I need thee all the time
Title: How can I let thee go
Author: Eben E. Redford



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