1. Eternal Father, God of love,
Creator of the universe,
Pour out thy Spirit from above,
As from thy temple we disperse.
2. Keep thou our lips, that all we say
May honor thee, our God and King;
That our example day by day
May teach the sacred truths we sing.
3. Direct our wayward steps aright,
Our Guide and Guard forever be;
In thine eternal arms of might
Enfold and draw us nearer thee.
Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #762