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I Name Thy Hallowed Name

I name thy hallowed name

Author: Louis F. Benson
Tune: SWABIA (Spiess)
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I name Thy hallowed Name,
I bring Thee a new day;
Lord, keep my life from sin and shame,
And teach me how to pray.

2 Thy Kingdom come to me,
And build within my heart
A shrine for me, an throne for Thee,
A temple set apart.

3 Thy will be done by me
In little things, close by,
That so my home on earth may be
More like Thy heaven on high.

4 Give me my bread today,
Enough to keep me strong,
Enough to share; and help me pray
For those who do me wrong.

5 If any tempt me, lead
To purer air above;
Thy power is gentle in our need,
Thy glory is Thy love.


Source: The Hymnal #253

Author: Louis F. Benson

Benson, Louis FitzGerald, D.D., was born at Philadelphia, Penn., July 22, 1855, and educated at the University of Penn. He was admitted to the Bar in 1877, and practised until 1884. After a course of theological studies he was ordained by the Presbytery of Philadelphia North, in 1888. His pastorate of the Church of the Redeemer, Germantown, Phila., extended from his ordination in 1888 to 1894, when he resigned and devoted himself to literary and Church work at Philadelphia. He edited the series of Hymnals authorised for use by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., as follows:— (1) The Hymnal, Phila., 1895; (2) The Chapel Hymnal, 1898; and (3) The School Hymnal, 1899. Dr. Benson's hymnological writings are somewh… Go to person page >

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First Line: I name thy hallowed name
Title: I Name Thy Hallowed Name
Author: Louis F. Benson
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
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Christian Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #63

Christian Youth Hymnal #93

Junior Church School Hymnal #d58

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d169

The Church School Hymnal for Youth #d124


The Hymnal #253


The Service Hymnal #294

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