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O Make Me Understand It

Give me a sight, O Savior

Author: Katherine Kelly
Tune: [Give me a sight, O Savior]
Published in 6 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: Recording

Representative Text

1 Give me a sight, O Savior,
Of Thy wondrous love to me,
Of the love that bro’t Thee down to earth,
To die on Calvary.

Refrain:
Oh, make me understand it,
Help me to take it in,
What it meant to Thee, the Holy One,
To bear away my sin.

2 Was it the nails, O Savior,
That bound Thee to the tree?
Nay, 'twas Thine everlasting love,
Thy love for me, for me. [Refrain]

3 Oh, wonder of all wonders,
That thro’ Thy death for me,
My open sins, my secret sins,
Can all forgiven be. [Refrain]

4 Then melt my heart, O Savior,
Bend me, yea, break me down,
Until I own Thee Conqueror,
And Lord and Sov'reign crown. [Refrain]


Source: Choice Hymns of the Faith #66

Author: Katherine Kelly

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Text Information

First Line: Give me a sight, O Savior
Title: O Make Me Understand It
Author: Katherine Kelly
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O, make me understand it
Publication Date: 1944
Copyright: © 1944 HarperCollins Religious

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Complete Mission Praise #166

Audio

Small Church Music #5258

The Cyber Hymnal #11830

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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