Lord, Let Me Make This Rule

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Lord, let me make this rule
To think of life as school,
And try my best
To stand each test
And do my work
And nothing shirk.

Amen.

Source: The Hymnal for Boys and Girls #157

Author: Maltbie D. Babcock

Maltbie D. Babcock (b. Syracuse, NY, 1858; d. Naples, Italy, 1901) graduated from Syracuse University, New York, and Auburn Theological Seminary (now associated with Union Theological Seminary in New York) and became a Presbyterian minister. He served the Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church in Baltimore, Maryland, and the Brick Presbyterian Church in New York City. In Baltimore he was especially popular with students from Johns Hopkins University, but he ministered to people from all walks of life. Babcock wrote hymn texts and devotional, poems, some of which were published in The School Hymnal (1899). Bert Polman… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, let me make this rule
Title: Lord, Let Me Make This Rule
Author: Maltbie D. Babcock
Meter: 6.6.4.4.4.4
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Hymnal for Boys and Girls #157

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