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Lord of spirits, I surrender

Lord of spirits, I surrender

Author: Johan Sebastian Welhaven
Tune: LORD OF SPIRITS
Published in 4 hymnals

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1. Lord of spirits, I surrender
For Thy use Thy gifts to me:
O but show Thy mercy tender
When my song no more shall be;
More and more my heart’s aflutter
With the thoughts I may not utter,
While life’s riddle great I ponder.

2. Let my laurels in oblivion
Turn to dust, I shall rejoice
If my soul, renewed, is given
There to sing with sacred voice,
If, in accents pure and glorious,
I may join the hymn victorious
At Thy throne to harps of Heaven.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #4019

Author: Johan Sebastian Welhaven

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First Line: Lord of spirits, I surrender
Author: Johan Sebastian Welhaven

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The Cyber Hymnal #4019
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The Cyber Hymnal #4019

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