Lord, Lay Some Soul Upon My Heart

Representative Text

Lord lay some soul upon my heart,
And love that soul through me;
And may I nobly do my part
To win that soul for Thee.

Source: The New Church Hymnal #74

Author (sts. 2, 3): Baylus Benjamin McKinney

Pseudonyms-- Martha Annis (his mother’s maiden name was Martha Annis Heflin) Otto Nellen Gene Routh (his wife’s maiden name was Leila Irene Routh) ----- Son of James Calvin McKinney and Martha Annis Heflin McKinney, B . B. attended Mount Lebanon Academy, Louisiana; Louisiana College, Pineville, Louisiana; the Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas; the Siegel-Myers Correspondence School of Music, Chicago, Illinois (BM.1922); and the Bush Conservatory of Music, Chicago. Oklahoma Baptist University awarded him an honorary MusD degree in 1942. McKinney served as music editor at the Robert H. Coleman company in Dallas, Texas (1918–35). In 1919, after several months in the army, McKinney returned to Fort Wor… Go to person page >

Author (st. 1): Leon Tucker

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Text Information

First Line: Lord, lay some soul upon my heart
Title: Lord, Lay Some Soul Upon My Heart
Author (sts. 2, 3): Baylus Benjamin McKinney
Author (st. 1): Leon Tucker
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Some soul for Thee
Copyright: © Copyright 1940. Renewed 1968 Broadman Press (SESAC)(admin. by LifeWay Worship). All rights reserved.



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #570

Baptist Hymnal 2008 #366

The Celebration Hymnal #449

The Christian Life Hymnal #349

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #313

The Song Book of the Salvation Army #c79

Include 15 pre-1979 instances
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