My desire

I want my life to glorify my Lord and King

Author: Jack P. Scholfield
Tune: [I want my life to glorify my Lord and King]
Published in 16 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I want my life to glory my Lord and King;
I want to please and honor Him in ev’rything;
I want my life to tell men that He is my Guide;
I want the world to know He’s walking by my side.

Refrain:
I want to live as Jesus lived,
I want to love as Jesus loved,
I want to serve and honor Him and please Him in ev’rything;
I want to live as Jesus lived,
I want to love as Jesus loved,
I want my life to testify that He’s my Lord and King.

2 Oh, that my life mighty magnify the Savior’s pow’r;
Oh, that my deeds might witness to His grace each hour;
Oh, that my words might magnify His holy name,
So let my heart and voice His mighty pow’r proclaim. [Refrain]

3 I want my life to testify that He can save;
I want to help to make Him crimson banner wave;
I want to tell the blessed story ev’ry day;
I want to be a light to others on their way. [Refrain]

Source: The Modern Hymnal #338

Author: Jack P. Scholfield

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Text Information

First Line: I want my life to glorify my Lord and King
Title: My desire
Author: Jack P. Scholfield
Refrain First Line: I want to live as Jesus lives

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Instances (1 - 16 of 16)

Gospel Melodies #d90

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Service Songs #d95

Songs for Juniors #d59

Songs of Faith #d98

The American Hymnal for English Speaking People Everywhere #d143

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The Modern Hymnal #338

The Pilot #d84

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The Popular Hymnal #285

Voice of Praise #d98

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