Lord, to thee I lift my eyes

Representative Text

1 Lord, to Thee I lift my eyes,
Hands and heart I lift to Thee;
Let my prayer accepted rise,
Weak, imperfect though it be.

2 Teach me, Lord, Thy name to know;
Teach me, Lord, Thy name to love;
May I do Thy will below,
As Thy will is done above.

3 Savior God, Thy grace impart,
Give me strength to follow Thee;
Live Thyself within my heart,
Set my ransomed spirit free.

4 When I go to rest at night,
O'er me watch and near me stay;
And when the morning brings the light,
May I wake to praise and pray.


Source: Wartburg Hymnal: for church, school and home #52

Author: E. Scobell

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Text Information

First Line: Lord, to thee I lift my eyes
Author: E. Scobell
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

OLDENBURG (55665)


SONG 13

Orlando Gibbons (PHH 167) composed SONG 13 in soprano and bass parts. Used as a setting for a text from the Song of Songs, the tune was published in George Withers' Hymnes and Songs of the Church (1623) as hymn number 13 (hence the tune name). As in other hymnals, the melody is presented in a simpli…

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Wartburg Hymnal #52

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