My Petition

Lift me up, O, heavenly Father

Author: Clara Elizabeth Choate
Tune: [Lift me up, O heavenly Father]
Published in 3 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Lift me up, oh, heav’nly Father,
Till I feel Thy strength sublime;
Let Thy Spirit be my spirit,
Let me have no will but Thine,
Let me have no will but Thine.
Bring into my life, oh, Father,
Just the music of Thy soul;
Make the radiance of Thy power
All my words and deeds control,
All my words and deeds control.

2 Wake within my heart, oh, Giver
Of divinest good and gain,
A response forever quick’ning
Into action, love’s refrain,
Into action, love’s refrain.
Open wide Thy hidden treasure,
Priceless more than pearl of sea;
Meet my earnest, soulful longing
For Thy truth, earth’s mystery,
For Thy truth, earth’s mystery.

3 Fill my soul with revelation,
Yet awaiting human kind;
Teach me of Thy boundless loving,
How the Christ all men may find,
How the Christ all men may find.
Breathe thro’ me Thine own perfection,
Till my heart no more shall see
Aught but Thy divine expression
Of love’s grand eternity,
Of love’s grand eternity.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10117

Author: Clara Elizabeth Choate

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Text Information

First Line: Lift me up, O, heavenly Father
Title: My Petition
Author: Clara Elizabeth Choate
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #10117
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The Cyber Hymnal #10117

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