Keep my heart pure, O God

Keep my heart pure, O God, I pray

Author: Alfred Barratt
Tune: KEEP MY HEART PURE
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Alfred Barratt

Barratt, Alfred. (New Springs, Wigan, Lancashire, England, October 25, 1879--December, 1968). Coming to the United States as a young man, he studied at Gordon College, Massachusetts, and Newton Theological Seminary, Mass. He was ordained in December, 1913, by the Baptists in Connecticut, then by the Wheeling WV Presbytery, Presbyterian Church in the USA, in 1924. He was pastor of Dallas, West Virginia, then of a series of churches in the Presbytery of Clarion, Pennsylvania. In 1937 he was awarded the Doctor of Literature degree by Bob Jones College. On November 26, 1962, he wrote the undersigned: "For 39 long years I have labored hard and steady writing sermons, children's story sermons, and hymns. Up to the present day I have written 4,… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Keep my heart pure, O God, I pray
Title: Keep my heart pure, O God
Author: Alfred Barratt
Source: Silver Tones
Refrain First Line: Keep my heart pure and white as snow
Copyright: Copyright 1948 by Stamps-Baxter Music and Printing Co. in "Silver Tones." All rights reserved.

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Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Carols of Love #d59

Fossett's Inspirational Melodies #37

Gospel Banner #d70

Heaven's Banner #49

Silver Gems in Song #d60

Silver Tones #d59

The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #268

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