Lo here I am to do thy will

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1 Lo! here am I to do Thy will, O Lord;
Lo! here am I attentive to Thy word;
Thy will is mine, to do or dare or die—
Only let me know Thy pleasure,
Lo! here am I.

Refrain:
Speed, speed my feet in Thy service so sweet;
With loving hands I will do Thy commands;
Only supply ample grace from on high,—
Master, let me know Thy pleasure;
Lo! here am I.

2 Lo! here am I, and all I have is Thine;
Lo! here am I to do Thy will divine;
On errands for my Saviour would I fly;
Send me wheresoe’er Thou willest,
Lo! here am I. [Refrain]

3 I do not ask for treasures here below;
I do not seek the path before to know,
Only reveal where I shall go, not why—
Master, let me know Thy pleasure,
Lo! here am I. [Refrain]

Source: The Gospel Chorus: for use in prayer meetings, young people's societies and revivals #28

Author: William C. Martin

Rv William Clark Martin USA 1864-1914. Born at Hightstown, NJ, he graduated from the Peddie Institute in Hightstown in 1884, and in 1891 from the Crozer Theological Seminary, Upland, PA. He became minister of the Grace Baptist Church, Camden, NJ,(1891-1894); Noank Baptist Church, Noank, CT (1894-1900); Tabernacle Baptist Church, New Albany, IN (1902-1904); First Baptist Church, Seymour, IN (1902-1904); First Baptist Church, Bluffton, IN (1904-1909); Grace Baptist Church, Somerville, MA (1909-1912); and First Baptist Church, Fort Myers, FL (1912-1914). In 1891 he married Euretta (Etta) May Wilcox, and they had at least three children (no names found). He penned many hymn lyrics. He died of heart failure at his farm in Rialto, FL.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lo here I am to do thy will
Author: William C. Martin
Refrain First Line: Speed, speed my feet in thy service
Copyright: Public Domain

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