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Teach me thy will

Jesus, my Savior, teach me thy will

Author: Martha Shepard Lippincott
Published in 4 hymnals

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1. Jesus, my Savior, teach me Thy will;
Wilt Thou protect me, and keep me still
In Thy blest pathway, where Thou shalt guide?
Oh! keep me ever close to Thy side.

2. Lord, I would trust Thee in everything,
And I would always Thy praises sing;
Keep me from straying, guide all the way,
Until the dawning of Heaven’s day.

3. Teach me Thy lessons, which life must learn;
For heav’nly wisdom my heart doth yearn.
Thou art my Savior, gracious and kind;
All that is needed in Thee I find.

4. Tho’ poor and humble Thy child may be,
Thou wilt remember and care for me;
Never forgetting a loving child;
For on Thy children Thy love hath smiled.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6522

Author: Martha Shepard Lippincott

Born: March 31, 1867, Moorestown, New Jersey. Died: August 10, 1949, West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Lippincott never married. She spent most of her life in Pennsylvania, attending a Friends’ High School and Swarthmore College. Known as the Quaker Poetess, she is said to have written over 4,000 poems and sacred songs. Her works include: Visions of Life Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, my Savior, teach me thy will
Title: Teach me thy will
Author: Martha Shepard Lippincott



The Cyber Hymnal #6522
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