Every Day I Need Thee More

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1 Every day I need Thee more and more,
Waves of care sweep o’er my soul,
Thou canst still the storm and peace restore,
Keep my life in Thy control.

Every day I need Thee more and more,
For my heart is tempted o’er and o’er,
Let me feel Thy mighty arm,
Safely keep me from all harm,
Every day I need Thee more and more.

2 Every day I need Thee more and more,
Make my blinded eyes to see,
Visions of the Christ whom I adore,
Hear my cry, O Lord, help me. [Refrain]

3 Every day I need Thee more and more,
For the helpless, sick and lone;
Piteously plead and help implore,
Use me Lord to lead them home. [Refrain]

4 Every day I need Thee more and more,
When earth’s shadows all are past,
Then I’ll dwell with him forevermore,
Fearing neither storm nor blast. [Refrain]

Source: Great Revival Hymns No. 2 #29

Author: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from ackleygenealogy.com by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Every day I need thee more and more
Title: Every Day I Need Thee More
Author: A. H. Ackley
Copyright: Public Domain



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