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I am thy workmanship, O Lord

I am thy workmanship, O Lord

Author: Josiah Conder
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 I am thy workmanship, O Lord!
And unto thee belong;
Thou art my Shield, my great Reward,
My Glory, and my Song.

2 Surround me with thy guardian might;
Uphold me with thy grace;
Unharmed, conduct me through the fight,
Unwearied, through the race.

3 Make me a weapon of thy power,
An angel of thy will;
To thee devoted, let each hour
Its happy task fulfill.

4 Yet dare not I, a child of dust,
Thus plead my filial claim,
But as in him is all my trust,
Who bears a Saviour's name.



Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #464

Author: Josiah Conder

Josiah Conder was born in London, in 1789. He became a publisher, and in 1814 became proprietor of "The Eclectic Review." Subsequently to 1824, he composed a series of descriptive works, called the "Modern Traveller," which appeared in thirty volumes. He also published several volumes of poems and hymns. He was the author of the first "Congregational Hymn Book" (1836). He died in 1855. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

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First Line: I am thy workmanship, O Lord
Author: Josiah Conder

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #407

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Songs of Glory #101

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The Christian Hymn Book #816

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The Voice of Praise #464

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