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Give me, O Lord, a spirit lowly

Give me, O Lord, a spirit lowly

Author: Matthias Loy
Tune: WER WEISS, WIE NAHE
Published in 4 hymnals

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1 Give me, O Lord, a spirit lowly,
That seeks to praise Thy name alone;
Let faith make all my conduct holy
And love in all my life be shown;
Tame Thou whate'er in me is wild
And own me always as Thy child.

2 Let me not aim beyond my measure,
But in my place be still content;
To do Thy will be all my pleasure,
For this let all my life be spent;
And if my duties lowly be,
Let this suffice,--they honor Thee!



Source: American Lutheran Hymnal #257

Author: Matthias Loy

Loy, M., President of the Capital University, Columbus, Ohio, contributed several original hymns, and translations from the German, to the Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal. Published by Order of the Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio and Other States. Columbus, Ohio, 1880. The translations may be found through the Index of Authors, &c.; the original hymns are the following:— 1. An awful mystery is here. Holy Communion. 2. At Jesus' feet our infant sweet. Holy Baptism. 3. Come, humble soul, receive the food. Holy Communion. 4. Give me, 0 Lord, a spirit lowly. Humility desired. 5. God gave His word to holy men. Inspiration of Holy Scripture. 6. God of grace, Whose word is sure. Faithfulness. 7. How matchless is… Go to person page >

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First Line: Give me, O Lord, a spirit lowly
Author: Matthias Loy

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal #327TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #327aTextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #327bTextPage Scan
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