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Teach Us

Jesus, Savior, unto thy thorne we are sending this prayer

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Tune: [Jesus, Savior, unto Thy throne we are sending this prayer]
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Audio files: MIDI

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1 Jesus, Saviour, unto Thy throne we are sending this pray’r,
Teach us, teach us, teach us Thy wonderful work to share;
We would seek noble and glorious things,
Highest that life affords;
We would gain wisdom and all that it brings,
All that Thy grace accords.

Teach us, teach us, teach us the holy desire of our quest,
Teach us, teach us, teach us in all things to choose the best.

2 Jesus, Saviour, all that we seek is embodied in Thee,
Teach us, teach us loyal disciples of Thine to be;
Thus from the myriad lessons of life,
Ever we’ll choose the best;
Thus shall success be our prize in the strife,
Crowning our earthly quest. [Refrain]

Source: The Excelsior Hymnal #115

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson

Edith Sanford Tillotson was born and lived her entire life in Corona, New York. She wrote hymns for children as well as poems and librettos. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, Savior, unto thy thorne we are sending this prayer
Title: Teach Us
Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Teach us, teach us
Copyright: Public Domain


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The Excelsior Hymnal #115

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